Jan 24, 2016· Iron Ore in Karnataka. Iron ores are widely distributed. High grade ore deposits are those of Kemmangundi in Bababudan hills of Chikmagalur district and Sandur and Hospet in Bellary [Lot of Mining Mafia]. Most of the ores are high grade haematite and magnetite. Iron Ore in other states. Andhra Pradesh (%): Kurnool, Guntur, Cuddapah, Ananthapur, Nellore.