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Which of the following mineral is available in the Nagaur district in significant amount?

1. Gypsum
2. Beryllium
3. Copper
4. Silver

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Gypsum

The correct answer is Gypsum.

  • Gypsum is available in the Nagaur district in a significant amount.

  • Nagaur is the fifth largest district in Rajasthan.
  • Gypsum is composed of calcium sulphate (CaSO4) and water (H2O).
  • Its chemical name is Calcium Sulphate Dihydrate (CaSO4. 2H2O).

  • Beryllium is found in the Ajmer and Udaipur mines of Rajasthan.
  • Copper is found in the Khetri copper belt in Rajasthan.
  • Silver is found in Zawar mines in Udaipur.

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