“Mineral resources are unevenly distributed in India.” This statement is explained below:
● Peninsular rocks contain most of the reserves of coal, metallic minerals, mica, and other nonmetallic minerals.
● The sedimentary rocks in Gujarat and Assam have most of the petroleum deposits.
● Rajasthan has the reserves of many nonferrous minerals. The portion of North India is devoid of any mineral.
● These variations are due to the difference in the geological structure, process and time involved in the formation of minerals.
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