Jharkhand is called the storehouse of minerals due to the fact that it is rich in minerals like mica, bauxite, copper, limestone, iron ore and coal. It is responsible for a significant share of the countrys mineral output. The coalfields of the D... Answer A continent is basically formed out of numerous large solidified magma/lava blocks called cratons. These are the centre piece of every continent. Now, as you know magma contains lot of ferrous and non ferrous minerals and these are all solidified into these cratons. At Jul 23, 2017 Quartzite is a rock containing metamorphosed quartz. The total quartzite resources are estimated to be around 1,251 million tonnes. Bulk resources of about 50% are located in Haryana followed by Bihar (22%), Maharashtra (7%), Punjab (6.5%), Odisha (5%) and Jharkhand (3%).