Mining industry

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General

Coal

Diamonds

Gold

  • "Colour of money" by P. Anima, June 21, 2013 The Hindu. "When the British scoured the mountains and valleys of Malabar for gold". Source: Regional Archives Kozhikode

Rubies and Jade

Salt

Individuals

Historical books online

General

A Bibliography Of Indian Geology And Physical Geography With An Annotated Index Of Minerals Of Economic Value: Part II An Annotated Index 1918 Archive.org
  • Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India and Records of the Geological Survey of India are available on the websites Archive.org. Readers in North America may be able to also access them on Google Books. For some Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India in respect of earthquakes, refer the pages on earthquakes above
    • Contents of the volumes of Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India to 1910, and Records of the Geological Survey Of India to 1912. Center for Research Libraries. pdf
  • Transactions of the Mining and Geological Institute of India Archive.org. Catalogued as Transactions. From Volume I for 1906.
1906: I, 1907: II, 1908: III. 1909: IV, 1910: V, 1911: VI, 1912: VII,1913: VIII, 1914, June: IX Part 1, 1915, June: X, Part 1, 1916 XI, 1917: XII, 1918: XIII, 1919: XIV, 1920: XV, 1921, July: XVI Part 1, 1922, February: XVI Part 2, 1922, May: XVII Part 1.

Coal

Diamonds

  • "The Diamond Mines of India" Chapter 8, The Diamond by W.R. Cattelle 1911 Archive.org
  • Travels in India by Jean Baptiste Tavernier, baron of Aubonne, tr. from the original French edition of 1676, with a biographical sketch of the author, notes, appendices, etc., by V. Ball. 1889 Archive.org Volume 1, Volume 2. Includes an account of diamond mining in India at the time of his visits, including 1652

Gold

Rubies

Tin

Recommended Reading

  • Science and the Changing Environment in India 1780-1920: A Guide to Sources in the India Office Records by Richard Axelby and Savithri Preetha Nair 2009. For a review of this book see Research guides reading list. The guide is arranged in eleven chapters including one in respect of geology. Section A is "Mineral Resources" and the introduction to this reads: "Of the minerals which detail the discovery and extraction of the mineral resources of India, those on coal and iron are arranged geographically. There follows lists of sources for other minerals and metals, including copper, diamonds and precious stones, gold, lead, limestone, oil, stone, shale and slate, tin , silver, saltpetre, borax and antimony. Further reports on the mineral resources of India are in the series of publications of the Geological Survey of India. " This chapter is eleven pages long and covers a lot of references.

References

  1. harshawardhan_bosham nimkhedkar Coalmining in Cutch Rootsweb India Mailing List 18 April 2004. Retrieved 16 August 2017.