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Dunite

Dunite  is an igneous, plutonic rock, of ultramafic composition, with coarse-grained or phaneritic texture. The mineral assemblage is greater than 90% olivine, with minor amounts of other minerals such as pyroxene, chromite, magnetite, and pyrope. Dunite is the olivine-rich end-member of the peridotite group of mantle-derived rocks.

KSMCL possess one leasehold for Dunite Mineral as detailed below.

Sl No

Name of the Mines

ML No

Extent in Hectare

Location

Production Capacity

1

Karya Magnesite(dunite) Mine

2495

86.25

Nanjanagud Taluk, Mysore Dist