Mineral Deposits of Bangladesh PDF Print E-mail

 

Mineral Deposits of Bangladesh

Discovered by Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB)

Name of  the Mineral

Place

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

Jaypurhat

100

Joypurhat

Panchbibi

50+

Joypurhat

Bagalibazar

17

Sunamganj

Takerghat

12.9

Sunamganj

Lalghat

12.9

Sunamganj

 

 

 

 

    

White clay**

Madhupur

1250

Tangail

Panchbibi

1000 +

Joypurhat

Madhabpur

868

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

Hakimmpur

-

Dinajpur

 

 

 

 

 

Glass sand**

Barapukuria

90

Dinajpur

Madhyapara

17.25

Dinajpur

Chaddagram

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***

Sea beach of Cox's Bazar

-

Cox's Bazar

Moheshkali

-

Cox's Bazar

 Kutubdia

-

Cox's Bazar

 Kuakata Area

-

Potuakhali

* Proven Reserve

** Probable Reserve

***Reserve not been estimated

 

Mineral Deposit Map of Bangladesh