Madhya Pradesh is the only diamond producing State and is the leading producer of cropper concentrate pyrophyllite and diaspore. State hosts country’s 68% diaspore, 41% molybdenum ore, 46% pyrophyllite, 32% diamond, 29%, 29% copper ore, 17% rock phosphate, 16% each of manganese ore and fireclay and 11% ochre resources. Important minerals occurrences in the State are bauxite in Balaghat, Guna, Jabalpur, Katni, Mandal, Rewa, Satna and Shahdol districts; calcite in Badwani, JHabua and Khargone districts; china clay in Betul, Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Gwalior, Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, Khargone, Narsinghpur, Raisen, Satna, Shahdol and Sidhi districts; copper in Balaghat, Betul and Jabalpur districts; coal in Betul, Shahdol and Sidhi districts; diamond in Panna district; diaspore and pyrophylite in Chhatapur, Shivpuri and Tikamgarh districts; dolomite in Balaghat, Betul, Chhindwara, Damoh, Dewas, Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, Jhabua, Katni, Mandla, Narsinghpur, Sagar and Seoni districts; fireclay in Betul, Chhindwara, Jabalpur, Katni, Narsinghpur, Panna, Sugar, Shahdol and Sidhi districts; iron ore (hematite) in Betul, Gwalior, Jabalpur and Katni districts; limestone in Balaghat,
Chhindwara, Damoh, Dhar, Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, JHabua, Khargone, Katni, Mandsaur, Morena, Narsinghpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Sehore, Shahdol and Sidhi districts; manganese ore in Balaghat, Chhindwara and Damoh, Dhar, Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, Jhabua, Khargone, Katni, Mandsaur, Morena, Natsinghpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Sehore, Shahdol and Sidhi districts; Manganese ore in Balaghat, Chhindwara and Jhabua districts; ochre in Dhar, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Mandla, Rewa, Satna, Shahdol and Umaria districts; quartz/silica sand in Balaghat, Dewas, Dhar, Jabalpur, Khandwa, Khargone, Morena, Rewa and Shahdol districts; talc/steatite/soapstone in Dhar, Jabalpur, Jhabua, Katni, Narsinghpur and sagar districts; and vermiculite in Jhabua district.
Other minerals that occur in the State are calcareous shales (used in slate pencil)in Mandsaur district; barites in Dewas, Dhar, Shivpuri, Sidhi and Tikamgarh districts; Felspar in Jabalpur and Shahdol districts; fuller’s earth in Mandla district; gold in Jabalpur and Sidhi districts; granite in Betul, Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Datia, Jhabua, Panna, Seoni and Shivpuri districts; graphite in Betul and Sidhi districts; gypsum in Shahdol district; lead-zinc in Betual district; molybdenum in Balaghat, district; potash in Panna district; quartzite in Sehore district; rock phosphate in Chhatarpur,Jhabua and Sagar districts; and sillimanite in Sidhi district.