Consider the following statements:
- Natural gas occurs in the Gondwana belts.
- Mica occurs in abundance in Kodarma.
- Dharwars are famous for petroleum.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2013 Prelims]
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 only
(c) 2 and 3
Statement 1 is incorrect as Gondwana is known for coal fields, not natural gas, statement 3 is incorrect as Dharwar has minerals like iron and manganese, but not petrol, and statement 2 is correct as mica is found in Kodarma mines in Jharkhand.
Therefore, option (b) is the correct answer.