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Dolomite

KSMCL possess 3 leaseholds for Dolomite Mineral as detailed below.

Sl No

Name of the Mines

ML No

Extent in Hectare

Location

Production Capacity

(Lakhs Tons per annum)

1

Neralakere Mines

1273

62.36

Bagalkot Taluk, Bagalkot Dist

1.5

2

Katageri Mines

1328

186.24

Badami Taluk, Bagalkot Dist

1.5

3

Kadapath Mines

1389

63.6

Badami Taluk, Bagalkot Dist




END USE OF DOLOMITE

Refractories such as the lining of basic open hearth furnace and basement converters, in recovery of magnesia from sea water, as a source of magnesium carbonate in countries not possessing convenient natural supplies of magnesite, as a flourishing material ( i ) to blast furnace and steel melting shop and ferro manganese furnace and ( ii ) in glass industry, mineral wool extender in paints, as carrier to fertilizer mixture in the manufacturing of floor tiles used as mild abrasive.