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Atlas of Granites of Southern Uttar Pradesh, India

S.P. Rastogi (Compiler) S. Raju (Compiler)
Synopsis Granite rocks today, have great importance in the building industry, due to their durability aesthetic beauty, structural strength, glassy finish and pleasing eye catching colour. While it found usage since time immemorial in the Southern States of the country, its usage in the northern part has found a recent upswing. In the International market this commodity is now much in demand, particularly as an ornamental cladding stone in prominent buildings. It is the 2 largest foreign exchange earner amongst the minerals and rocks after iron ore and as such deserves due credit. The State of U.P. with large resources of granites in Bundelkhand and Dudhi areas needed attention. The Geological Survey of India, Northern Region undertook a three years programme for survey of these areas and identified the granite resources in terms of their commercial exploitation. It has brought to light extensive deposits of this important resource. The information so generated by the GSI in collaboration with Directorate of Geology and Mining U.P. is being presented in this dossier "Atlas of granites of southern U.P." The Atlas has also included necessary information about the parametics required for its usage as Dimension Stones.
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Title Atlas of Granites of Southern Uttar Pradesh, India
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2001
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
length ii+141p., Illustrations; Maps; Glossary; References; Index