Mineral Deposits of Bangladesh PDF Print E-mail


Government of the People€™s Republic of Bangladesh

Ministry of Power Energy and mineral Resources

Energy and Mineral Resources Division


Geological Survey of Bangladesh

Mineral Deposits of Bangladesh (Except Oil & Gas)

Discovered by Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB)

Name of the Mineral

Area

Estimated Reserve

(million ton)

District


Coal*

Jamalganj

1053

Joypurhat

Barapukuria

300

Dinajpur

Khalashpir

143

Rangpur

Dighipara

150

Dinajpur


Peat**

Hakaluki Haor

282

Moulvibazar, Sylhet

Baggie Chanda

150

Gopalganj

Dhirai

75

Sunamganj

Salla

52

Sunamganj

Bijoynagar

32

Brahmanbaria

Kolamouza

8

Khulna


Limestone**

Tajpur, Bodholgasi

1000+

Naogaon

Joypurhat

100

Joypurhat

Panchbibi

50+

Joypurhat

Bagalibazar

17

Sunamganj

Takerghat

12.9

Sunamganj

Lalghat

12.9

Sunamganj



White clay**

Madhupur

125

Tangail

Panchbibi

1000+

Joypurhat

Madhabpur

86

Habigonj

Barapukuria

25

Dinajpur

Bijoypur

25

Netrokona

Bahubol

2

Habigonj

Madhyapara

-

Dinajpur

Dighipara

-

Dinajpur

Patnitala

-

Naogaon

. . .


Hard rock**

Madhyapara

115

Dinajpur

Birampur

-

Dinajpur

Mithapukur

-

Rangpur

Hakimpur

-

Dinajpur


Glass sand**

Barapukuria

90

Dinajpur

Madhyapara

17.25

Dinajpur

Chauddagram

10+

Comilla

Habigonj Area

2000+

Habigonj

Moulvibazar Area

3000+

Moulvibazar

Dighipara

-

Dinajpur

Gravel deposit**

Sylhet Area

800+

Sylhet

Chittagong Hill Tract

500+

Chittagong

Sunamganj Area

600+

Sunamganj

Dimla

100+

Nilphamari

Panchgarh Area

100+

Panchgarh

Patgram

100+

Lalmonirhat

Heavy Minerals***

(in Beach sand)

Sea beach of Cox's Bazar

-

Cox's Bazar

Moheshkali

-

Cox's Bazar

Kutubdia

-

Cox's Bazar

Kuakata Area

-

Potuakhali

Heavy Minerals***

(in River sand)

Brahmaputra/Jamuna

River Area

-

Kurigram, Jamalpur, Bogra, Sirajganj, Tangail and Manikganj

Sand Mixed Gravel***


Dhopajan River

Fajilpur River

Sonalichela river

-

-

-

Sunamganj

*Proven Reserve

**Probable Reserve

***Reserve not estimated

Last Update: 12/09/2017

Mineral Deposit Map of Bangladesh