17 rows· This list of mines in India is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output. For practical purposes stone, marble and other quarries may be included in this list. In India, the underground mine to surface mine ratio is 20:80 [citation needed
Iron Ore Distribution in India. Hematite and magnetite are the two most important iron ores in India; Exact Numbers not important. Remember 1 st and 2 nd position. ... First mine in Singhbhum district in 1904. Iron ore of here is of highest quality and will last for hundreds of years.