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India is the treasure trove of variation of stones. In Rajasthan Udaipur, Rajsamand, Kankroli, Rajnagar, Agaria, Amet, Kelwa, Pasoond, Tasol Road, Nathdwara, Mokhapura, Arna, Zanjhar, Thoria, Banswara, Paloda, Sukher, Kaladwas, Chittorgarh, Abu Road, Kishangarh, Makrana and Roopangarh, Alwar, Ajmer, Ambaji, Jaipur, Kesriaji are the main trading and mining places where the main mining and markets i.e. green, sawar, katni, beige. As regards granite jalore, pali, rani, sikar, shahpur, deogarh, devgarh are the main trading centre where rajasthan black, sindoori red, chima pink, pwhite and other granite block cutters are established. For sandstones, slates and lime stones, rewari, kund, dholpur, Gwalior, kota, ramganjmandi, sarmathura, sagar, jodhpur, bara, basedi, jaisalmer are the famous place.
In india Karnataka, tamilnadu, andhrapradesh, Orissa, are very famous for granites where black galaxy, absolute black, ilkal red, angol black, Madurai gold, yellow, khamman black, tiger skin, paradise, bash, raw silk, imperial red, rbi red, sapphire blue, tan brown, sadarhalli grey etc. are being exported, manufactured and supplied.
The main machineries for process and manufacturer are being used are marble, granite gangsaw, wire saw, polishers, mono dress, bridge cutting, derrick crane, gantry crane, block cutters etc.
Jaipur, jodhpur, sikandra, agra, ambaji, pinwara, sirohi, selam, Chennai, Bangalore, khamman, Udaipur are the main market for manufacturing and exporting of stone handicrafts.