Hindi names of metals and minerals

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List of Hindi names of metals and minerals from English–धातु

We present here the list of the names of metals and minerals in English and Hindi languages.

It’s sometimes difficult to give the Hindi names of metals and minerals that are not commonly found in India but we will try our best.

Here is a list of Hindi names of metals and minerals from English.

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Iron लोहा
Gold सोना
Silver चाँदी
Copper तांबा
Sulphur गन्धक
Zinc जिसत
Bronze कांस्य
Brass पीतल



63 thoughts on “Hindi names of metals and minerals

    1. I am not sure what they will call it in Hindi because it is the scientific form of iron, which is known in Hindi as लोहा

    1. Arsenic in Hindi is known by these names: संखिया (m), हरताल and नैपाली.

  1. I want to make a ring of PURE LEAD. What is Lead called in hindi and any idea who will make the ring for me.


  2. Copper- tamba.

    Brass- ‘pital’ @sunnyleone: ye dunia pital di, babby doll me sone di = the world is made up of Brass and shez pure gold..

    Bronze- kaasi. Kaansi ka sikka= bronze coin.

    Lead- ranga/raang. related to lead poisening. Some local made bullets used in ‘desi katta’ (gun) are made up of lead(raang) which cause toxicity, and hence highly fatal, nomatter where it enters.

    Zinc- jasta.

    Magnesium- (teez roshni se jalne waala) dhaatu.

    Sulphur- gandhak. used in gunpowder and explosives.

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