What are the ferrous minerals? Mention two characteristics of ferrous minerals.
Ferrous minerals are those metallic minerals that contain iron. Iron ore and manganese are the examples of ferrous minerals.
- They provide a strong base for the development of metallurgical industries.
- India exports substantial quantities of ferrous minerals after meeting her internal demands.
- Ferrous minerals account for about three fourths of the total value of the production of metallic minerals.