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Jaduguda Mine (Jadugoda Mine; Jadugora Mine), Jadugora (Jadugoda; Jaduguda), Singhbhum District, Jharkhand, Indiai
Regional Level Types
Jaduguda Mine (Jadugoda Mine; Jadugora Mine)Mine
Jadugora (Jadugoda; Jaduguda)- not defined -
Singhbhum DistrictDistrict
JharkhandState
IndiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 39' 22'' North , 86° 20' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kālikāpur4,061 (2014)6.9km
Ghātsīla40,018 (2014)16.1km
Mushābani32,761 (2014)20.1km
Jugsālai49,410 (2014)20.9km
Jamshedpur616,338 (2014)22.7km


An U occurrence/mine located 24 km from Jamshedpur (direction = ??). Discovered in 1950.

The mine was commissioned in 1968 and was the first established uranium mine in India to produce commercial quantities of uranium.

Regions containing this locality

AsiaContinent
Indian Plate (India Plate)Tectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calaverite ?
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404
Krennerite ?
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Description: zoned brown and blue
Reference: John F. Slack and Robert B. Trumbull (2011) Tourmaline as a recorder of ore-forming processes. Elements, 7, #5, 321-326

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Calaverite ?2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Krennerite ?2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite ?2.12.13.2AuTe2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Krennerite ?2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SiSilicon
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SSulfur
S MilleriteNiS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NiNickel
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
TeTellurium
Te MeloniteNiTe2
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8

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