Abstract View

Author(s): Rajeeva Guhey

Email(s): Email ID Not Available

Address: Department of Geology, Govt. Science College, Raipur (M.P.)

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 1996

DOI: Not Available

ABSTRACT:
The Chandi limestone of Raipur Group, Chhattisgarh Supergroup, is used as a raw material for cement industries and as a flux in Bhilai Steel Plant Bhilai (M.P.). The present prospecting techniques consist of routine geological mapping, exptoratory drilling and chemical analysis. Looking to the widespread occurrence and need for fast exploration, it was felt that some parameters should be estimated to demarcate the economic zones for detailed exploration. Based upon lithological and petrographic studies, the Chandi limestone of Raipur Group, around Nandini, Durg District (M.P.) can be divided into three major lithotacies; purple strorna tolitic limestone (lithofacies A, oldest); purple gray dolomitized Umestone (Jithofacies B, intermediate) and purple gray calcareous shale (lithofacies C, youngest). Based upon thin section petrography, the following significant microfacies has been identified within these broad lithofacies; stromatolitic micrite, massive micrite, bedded micrite dolomitized micrtte/microdolospartte, pelmicrite and intrasparttelshale pebble conglomerate. From the results of XRD and chemical analysis, of these lithofacies, it is concluded that purple stromatolitic lime stones (Lithofacies A) are the zones of high grade limestone and dolomitic limestones of lithofacies B and C are industrial dolomites.

Cite this article:
Guhey (1996). Indicators of potential zones of high grade limestone and dolomite in Chandi limestone of Raipur Group, Nandini area, Madhya Pradesh. Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-B: Science), 9(1), pp. 55-62.


References not available.

Related Images:



Recent Images



Performance Evaluation of Spectrogram Based Epilepsy Detection Techniques Using Gray Scale Features
Perovskite Solar Cells an Efficient, Low Cost, Emerging Photovoltaic Technology
Spectrophotometric Determination of Phenthoate in Vegetables and Fruit Samples of Kabirdham (Chhattisgarh)
Flotation-Dissolution-Spectrophotometric Determination of Phorate in Various Environmental Samples
Preparation, Fabrication and Characterization of Sol-Gel ZnO Thin Films for Organic Solar Cells
Distribution of Some Selected Surface Active Agents (SAAs) in the Aquatic and Global Environment with Their Toxic Impact: A Comprehensive Review
Intriguing Clinical and Pharmaceutical Applications of IERs: A Mini Review
Soil Contamination in the Industrial Vicinity of Bemetara and Raipur District of Chhattisgarh, India
An Extractive Spectrophotometric Method for the Determination of Pymetrozine in Various Ecological Samples of Bilaspur District (C.G.)
Development and Characterization of Quercetin Loaded Nanoparticle for Skin Cancer

Tags


Recomonded Articles:

Author(s): R.Singh; U.C. Singh

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): R. Sridhar; U.C. Singh

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): R. Sridhar; U.C. Singh

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Rajeeva Guhey; N. P.Wadhwa; M.W.Y Khan

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More