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Answer :

The characteristics of ferrous minerals found in India are as follows-

1. Ferrous minerals account for about three-fourths of the total value of production of metallic minerals.


2. They provide a strong base for the development of metallurgical industries.


3. India exports substantial quantities of ferrous minerals after meeting her internal demands.


NOTE – Metallic Minerals are of three kinds - -Ferrous minerals - metallic minerals that contain iron. For example – iron ore, manganese, nickel, cobalt etc. -Non-Ferrous minerals –metallic minerals that do not contain iron. For example – copper, lead, bauxite, tin etc. –Precious minerals – these kinds of minerals include gold, platinum, silver etc.


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