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A Critical Study of Mineral Resources in Bikaner District (Rajasthan) | Original Article

Hawa Singh Yadav*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Western part of Thar desert comprises of several minerals. Bikaner district is rich in deposits of non metallic type of minerals like gypsum , Fuller’s Earth, Lignite, Glass sand , rock salt and clay .The geology of the area shows that the oldest rock encounter at shallow depth are referable to the Trans- Aravalli-Vindhyan of western Rajasthan. Aravalli-Vindhyan are the Tertiary sediments which include Palana formation of sandstone and shale with lignite.