• Hydrogeophysical Investigation For Groundwater Resource ...

    "Hydrogeophysical Investigation For Groundwater Resource Potential In Masagamu, Magama Area, Fractured Basement Complex, Northcentral Nigeria," Malaysian Journal of Geosciences (MJG), Zibeline International Publishing, vol. 4(2), pages 6569, May.

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  • A Review of the Geology and Mineral Resources of Dahomey ...

    The Dahomey Basin is an amalgamation of inland/coastal/offshore basin that expanses from southeastern Ghana through Togo and the Republic of Benin to southwestern Nigeria. It is separated from the Niger Delta by a subsurface basement high referred to as the Okitipupa Ridge. The Cretaceous Abeokuta group is the oldest and the thickest group of sediment in the Dahomey basin.

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  • (PDF) Using analytic signal technique in the ...

    33 Akanbi and Ugodulunwa RUKUBA COMPLEX MIANGO COMPLEX JOSBUKURU COMPLEX KIGOM COMPLEX GANAWURI FORUM COMPLEX COMPLEX KAGORO COMPLEX ROPP COMPLEX Figure 2: Digitised Geological Map of Naraguta Area sheet 168 (Compiled and Published by the Geological Survey of Nigeria.

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  • Geology and Mineral Resources of Nigeria

    Jul 09, 2009 · Contains details on the geological units of Nigeria and the associated mineral resources. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 discusses the geology of the crystalline rocks and their regional distribution while the sedimentary basins constitute the subject of Part 2. Part 3 takes the mineral resources of Nigeria one on one, their geological environment, mode of occurrence, localities ...

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  • GEOLOGY HISTORY OF CENTRAL NIGERIA | MARTINS LIBRARY

    GEOLOGY. The study of the geologic history of Central Nigeria reveals that much of the area is underlain by the rock of basement complex (Precambrian rock) which lies in the mobile zone between the West Africa and Congo craton. These rocks consist of migmatite, gneiss, schist belt and metasedimentary rock intruded by series of granite rock of ...

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  • Petrogenetic characterization of pegmatites and their host ...

    The pegmatites in southern Akwanga occur within the reactivated belt of the basement complex of Nigeria. The pegmatites consist of dominantly albitemuscovite pegmatites (raremetal), southern parts of the map areas and biotitemicrocline pegmatites (barren) central parts of the map. The pegmatites intruded gneissmigmatitic complex consist of metasedimentry rocks; granitic gneisses and ...

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  • Major Oxides Geochemistry of Tourmaline from Selected Gem ...

    Dec 31, 2018 · Proterozoic Evolution of Nigeria. In: The Basement Complex of Nigeria and its Mineral Resource. ... R. T. and Bowden, P. 1977. Age and isotopic studies of PanAfrican granites from NorthCentral Res. 4, 307319. Wright, J. B. 1970. Controls of mineralization in the Older and Younger tin fields of Nigeria. Economic Geology. 65 ...

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  • Environmental issues and problems in nigeria

    Jul 12, 2017 · 26. 26 Land Degradation: Erosion About 10% of the country's land mass is under severe erosion problems with more than 50% of the affected areas concentrated in the southeastern Nigeria There is also wind erosion in the extreme north and coastal erosion in the extreme south. 27. 27 According to credible reports, Anambra, Abia, Imo, Enugu and ...

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  • Physiochemical Analysis of Chanchaga Ore, North Central ...

    Geochemistry of mafic and felsc rocks of the kofayi younger granite ling complex, North Central Nigeria. Afr. J. Nat. Sci., 9: 109120. 6: Kogbe, and Obialo, 1976. Statistics of Mineral Production in Nigeria () and the Contribution of the Mineral Industry to the Nigerian Economy. Elizabethan Publishers, Lagos, .

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  • Structural Interpretation of the JosBukuru Younger ...

    1. Introduction. Jos Plateau is in the Northcentral region of Nigeria and is loed between longitudes 7 0 30 – 10 0 00 1 E and latitude 8 0 00 – 11 0 30 1 N, covering an area of about 22000km physiography of the study area can be described based on the nature, geomorphology and the structural elements in the Jos Bukuru Ring Complexes.

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  • Journal of Geology and Mining Research

    Oluyide PO (1988). Structural trends in the Nigerian Basement Complex. In: Precambrian Geology of Nigeria. Geological Survey of Nigeria, Kaduna pp. 9398. Osinowo OO, Akanji AO, Olayinka AI (2014). Appliion of high resolution aeromagnetic data for basement topography mapping of Siluko and environs, southwestern Nigeria.

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  • Delineation of mineral potential zone using high ...

    Dec 01, 2018 · The study area which is part of Nasarawa State, North Central Nigeria is bounded by Longitude °E – °E and Latitude °N – °N with an estimated total area of 18,150 km State is accessed by road through Kaduna–Plateau State, Taraba–Benue States and Kogi State – Abuja road ().The State is blessed with abundant mineral resources and for this reason it is tagged ...

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  • appraisal of major mineral deposits in nigeria 12162

    Nigeria''s Solid Minerals As A Source Of Economic . The vastness of Nigeria''s minerals resources cannot and should not be over emphasised. We began to explore and exploit her natural mineral resources in 1902 and in its prime, the solid minerals sector was one of the largest producers of tin and coal, as well as a

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  • Akinpelumi Dipo

    update the geology of the Nigeria basement complex as this has a very important economic impliion in areas like mineral and water exploration. Equally, less attention has been given to this sheet unlike other sheets within the zone. The study of the block has revealed the various rock types and their geological characteristics: field

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  • RELIEF OF NIGERIA | SUCCESS HUB

    Jan 13, 2019 · The NorthCentral Highlands: It lies in the centre of Northern Nigeria around Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Jigawa and Plateau States. Jos Plateau (200 – 1500m) is found in this highland and is a great hydrological centre or watershed with radial pattern of drainage in which rivers like Hadeija, Kaduna, Sokoto, etc. take their sources.

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  • Abdullahi Kana Muhammad

    4. Loe areas to be drilled for core samples, the direction to be drilled from true north, and the estimated depth to be drilled from interpretation of field data 5. Apply/compile reports for Reconnaissance survey for economic minerals 6. Apply for an exploration/mining license/ lease (mineral title) 7.

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  • Geochemical and Mineralogical Studies of Kaolinitic Clays ...

    This study is focused on the clay deposits at Akerebiata area in Ilorin (northcentral Nigeria), southwestern basement complex, Nigeria. The chemical and mineralogical compositions of the clays were investigated with the aim of determining their provenance, weathering history and most suitable use. XRay Diffraction (XRD) method was employed for the mineralogical analysis while XRay ...

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