limestone deposits in nigeria

limestone deposits in nigeria

Limestone Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their

Limestone deposit in Nigeria is majorly deposited in Cross River and Ebonyi states but can still be found in a commercial deposits in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Edo, Enugu, Imo, Ogun, Ondo, and Sokoto, making Nigeria

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Limestone deposits and small-scale production of lime in ...

1977-6-1 · Limestone deposits and small-scale production of lime in Nigeria. Eng. Geol., 11: 127--137. A general survey of limestone deposits in Nigeria is presented. From these deposits five locations representing the geographical distribution of these deposits were selected and hydrated lime prepared from them. An A-7-6 lateritic soil was stabilized ...

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Limestone deposits and small-scale production of lime in ...

A general survey of limestone deposits in Nigeria is presented. From these deposits five locations representing the geographical distribution of these deposits were selected and hydrated lime prepared from them. An A-7-6 lateritic soil was stabilized with these locally prepared hydrated limes as well as a commercial lime and the results of ...

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(PDF) Exploration for limestone deposit at

Exploration for limestone deposit at Onigbedu, South‑Western Nigeria. 149. Conclusion. This study investigat ed the Onigbedu limestone. occurrence using combined

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Analysis of Physical Parameters of Limestone Deposits in ...

2018-12-2 · Jones and Hockey (1964) revealed Ewekoro limestone and the overlying Akinbo shale to be lateral equivalents of the Imo formation of eastern Nigeria. Other authors such as Omatsola and Adegoke (1991) and Oladeji (1992) have investigated the stratigraphy and depositional characteristics of limestone and clay/shale deposits in southwestern Nigeria.

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Reserve estimation of limestone deposit in Obiaja area ...

2021-7-4 · Although Nigeria is endowed with large deposits of limestone, the limestone at Mfamosing, near Calabar, is purest deposit in Nigeria 2. It is about 50 metres thick at outcrop (type section) and 450 meters thick in the subsurface on the Ituk High 2. Limestone and marble, the principal raw materials for

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Limestone Occurrence in Nigeria | Ministry of Mines and ...

Welcome to the Integrated Automation and Interactive Solid Minerals Portal (IAISMP), the GO-TO portal for real time information on Mining Sector in Nigeria. Office:No. 2, Luanda Crescent, off Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, F.C.T., Nigeria. Call Us: +234 9 523 9064

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GEOCHEMICAL AND PALYNOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF

2021-6-4 · Nigeria is endowed with large deposits of limestones in various parts of the country. Some appreciable deposits of limestones also occur in the Nsukka and Imo Formations. From the proposed study, these limestone deposits which occur in association with shales, fine grained sandstones and siltstones trend in a northwest to

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An Assessment of the Major Elemental

Limestone samples from Yandev and Odukpani limestone deposits in Nigeria were subjected to elemental analysis by Proton Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) technique with the aim of broadening any database information on their elemental composition and

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The Gboko Limestone, Yandev, Benue State, Nigeria:

2017-4-13 · The Cretaceous shallow marine Gboko limestone, Yandev, Nigeria is a compo-nent of the sedimentary fill of the 800 km NE-SW trending Benue Trough, Ni-geria. The limestone is made up of thin bedded to massive limestone beds in-terspersed with laminated grey shale having foraminifera as

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(PDF) Exploration for limestone deposit at

Exploration for limestone deposit at Onigbedu, South‑Western Nigeria. 149. Conclusion. This study investigat ed the Onigbedu limestone. occurrence using combined aeromagnetic data, resistivity ...

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Analysis of Physical Parameters of Limestone Deposits in ...

2018-12-2 · Jones and Hockey (1964) revealed Ewekoro limestone and the overlying Akinbo shale to be lateral equivalents of the Imo formation of eastern Nigeria. Other authors such as Omatsola and Adegoke (1991) and Oladeji (1992) have investigated the stratigraphy and depositional characteristics of limestone and clay/shale deposits in southwestern Nigeria.

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Analysis of Limestone Samples from Deposits at Selected ...

There are many deposits of limestone in various places in Nigeria including, Kogi, Edo, Benue, Sokoto, Adamawa, Enugu, Ondo, Ogun, Plateau State and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja (Tsivilis et al., 2000). Cement is a material with adhesive and cohesive properties which make it capable of bonding

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Geology and Occurrences of Limestone and Marble in

Limestone-forming environments (shallow coastal marine conditions), appear to have occurred several times in the geological history of the basins. However, the limestone deposits of the Benue Trough (Lower, Middle and Upper), appear to contain the largest and most economically viable limestone resources in the country.

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Geoelectric mapping and characterization of limestone ...

2015-9-9 · Geoelectric mapping and characterization of limestone deposits of Ewekoro formation, southwestern Nigeria B. S. Badmus1* and O. B. Olatinsu2 1Department of Physics, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. 2Department of Physics, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. Accepted 17February, 2009

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Nkalagu - Large deposit of limestone in Ebonyi -

2019-6-7 · Uses of limestone. Classified as one of the strategic mineral in Nigeria, Limestone is a rock with an enormous diversity of uses. The largest and purest deposits of limestone are found in the Southwest and Middle belt regions of the country.

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Limestone Minerals Suppliers In Nigeria:

2017-12-27 · Nigeria’s limestone deposits are estimated to be about 2.3 trillion metric tons with 568 million tons of proven reserves. China is the top importer of Limestone in the world. There are Limestone deposits in Cross River, Ebonyi, Abia, Akwa Ibom,

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An Assessment of the Major Elemental

Limestone samples from Yandev and Odukpani limestone deposits in Nigeria were subjected to elemental analysis by Proton Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) technique with the aim of broadening any database information on their elemental composition and

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GEOCHEMICAL AND PALYNOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF

2021-6-4 · Nigeria is endowed with large deposits of limestones in various parts of the country. Some appreciable deposits of limestones also occur in the Nsukka and Imo Formations. From the proposed study, these limestone deposits which occur in association with shales, fine grained sandstones and siltstones trend in a northwest to

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List of Natural Mineral Resources ... - Nigerian

2020-9-4 · The main regions that are having limestone deposits are Lokoja, Ogugu, and many smaller regions. As we know, limestone is an important element, used in cosmetics, toothpaste and many other industries, this important material can be found in many

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Analysis of Limestone Samples from Deposits at Selected ...

There are many deposits of limestone in various places in Nigeria including, Kogi, Edo, Benue, Sokoto, Adamawa, Enugu, Ondo, Ogun, Plateau State and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja (Tsivilis et al., 2000). Cement is a material with adhesive and cohesive properties which make it capable of bonding

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Physicochemical Characterization of Limestone Deposits

2.Department of Physics with Electronics, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria Abstract Limestone is the primary constituent raw material for cement manufacture. While most limestone deposits are suitable for cement making, there are some characteristics of limestone which need to be defined in order to

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Uses of limestone in Nigeria Legit.ng

2017-10-20 · The biggest and purest limestone deposits can be found around the Middle and Southwest belt regions of Nigeria. It is estimated that in the Southwest region alone, there are 31 million metric tonnes of limestone. For this reason, Nigeria is considered

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Limestone Minerals Suppliers In Nigeria:

2017-12-27 · Nigeria’s limestone deposits are estimated to be about 2.3 trillion metric tons with 568 million tons of proven reserves. China is the top importer of Limestone in the world. There are Limestone deposits in Cross River, Ebonyi, Abia, Akwa Ibom,

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Lithostratigraphy and geochemical characterization of ...

62 vertical electrical soundings (VES) were carried out to map limestone deposits of Ewekoro formation, south-western Nigeria. The maximum current electrode spacing AB/2 was 1 km.

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Investigating the Occurrence and Capability of Limestone ...

2019-6-25 · Ikwo, Nigeria, E-mail: [email protected] Received August 01, 2016; Accepted October 18, 2017; Published October 25, 2017 Citation: Rock OM, Ubechu OB (2017) Investigating the Occurrence and Capability of Limestone Deposit in Mbiabong Ukwa Area, Near Arochukwu Southeastern Nigeria Using Core Drilling Method. J Geol Geophys 6: 308. doi: 10 ...

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Reserve estimation of limestone deposit in Obiaja area ...

Reserve estimation of limestone deposit in Obiaja area, Southern Benue Trough, Nigeria using integrated approach. E.K. Anakwuba, F. Oyubu, A.I. Chinwuko ; ... Geology and occurrences of limestone and marble in Nigeria., Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 3, 11. iiste.org ISSN 2224-3186 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0921 (Online).

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GEOCHEMICAL AND PALYNOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF

2021-6-4 · Nigeria is endowed with large deposits of limestones in various parts of the country. Some appreciable deposits of limestones also occur in the Nsukka and Imo Formations. From the proposed study, these limestone deposits which occur in association with shales, fine grained sandstones and siltstones trend in a northwest to

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The Limestone Brouhaha of Ewekoro Community - Nigeria

2015-5-21 · Limestone deposits exist throughout the world. In Nigeria, Ewekoro community is the ancestral home of this component of cement. These alkaline, sedimentary rocks were laid down mostly as deposits on the beds of ancient seas. A valuable natural resource, limestone has many uses in construction, agriculture and industry. Limestone quarries can be above ground or ...

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List of Natural Mineral Resources ... - Nigerian

2020-9-4 · The main regions that are having limestone deposits are Lokoja, Ogugu, and many smaller regions. As we know, limestone is an important element, used in cosmetics, toothpaste and many other industries, this important material can be found in many

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