Web Exclusive Mar 27, 2014 Mines ministry releases mineral production figures for January 2014 The total value of mineral production (excluding atomic & minor minerals) in the country during January 2014 was Rs. 19369 crore. The contribution of coal was Rs. 6908 crore, Petroleum (crude) Rs. 5954 crore, iron ore Rs. 2613 crore, natural gas (utilized) Rs. 1907 crore, limestone Rs. 406 crore and lignite Rs. 544 crore.