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Q.

The Niyamgiri Hills is famous for which of the following mineral deposit?

 A.

Tungsten

 B.

Iron

 C.

Copper

 D.

Bauxite

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

The Niyamgiri is a hill range situated in the districts of Kalahandi and Rayagada in Odisha and is famous for its 1950 lakh tons of Bauxite deposite.

India rejected a plan by Vedanta Resources PLC to mine aluminum-rich bauxite in eastern India's Niyamgiri Hills after opposition from local people who consider the area sacred.


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