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Directorate of Geology and Mining, Maharashtra
The important minerals found in the Maharashtra are Coal, Iron ore, Manganese, Limestone, Bauxite, Dolomite, Silica sand, Kyanite & Sillimanite. The twin functions of the Directorate of Geology and Mining are Mineral Exploration and Mineral Administration. At present, the Directorate consists of a Head Office at Nagpur and 4 Regional Offices located at Nagpur , Chandrapur, Kolhapur and Aurangabad.