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(i) (a) Ferrous and non-ferrous minerals

Ferrous minerals

Non-ferrous minerals

These minerals contain iron.

They provide a strong base for the development of metallurgical industries.

These minerals do not contain iron.

They play a vital role in a number of metallurgical, engineering and electrical industries.

Ferrous minerals constitute three fourth of total mineral production in India.

India’s reserves of non ferrous minerals is not very large

Example: Iron ore and manganese

Example: Bauxite, lead and gold.


Conventional Source of Energy

Non-Conventional Source of Energy

These are generally exhaustible and polluting.

These are usually inexhaustible and nonpolluting.

Some Examples are: Firewood, Coal and Petroleum

Some Examples are: Solar, Wind, Tidal and Atomic Energy