What are the uses of copper? Give distribution of copper in India.
- India is critically deficient in the reserve and production of copper.
- Being malleable, ductile and a good conductor, copper is mainly used in electrical cables, electronics and chemical industries.
- The Balaghat mines in Madhya Pradesh produce 52 per cent of India’s copper.
- The Singhbhum district of Jharkhand is also a leading producer of copper.
- The Khetri mines in Rajasthan are also famous for copper reserves.