• Feldspar Mining in Nigeria with their Loions and Uses ...

    Tourmaline Deposits In Nigerian States And Its Various uses. Tourmalines can be found in many countries of the world, but some of the countries with vast deposits include Brazil, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Africa such as Tanzania, Nigeria, Madagascar, Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, etc. Tourmaline with other gemstones in Nigeria can yield the country billions of...

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  • (PDF) Mineralogy, Physicochemical Characteristics and ...

    Mineralogy, Physicochemical Characteristics and Industrial Potential of Some Residual Clay Deposits within Ekiti State, Southwestern Nigeria September 2014 Authors:

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  • List of Natural Mineral Resources Found in Ekiti State ...

     · Ekiti state is blessed with lots of mineral resources, even though the majority of these natural resources found in the state are untapped. Most of these minerals include ceramic clays and kaolinitic clays that are loed in the Ijero Local government area. In the course of this article, we would be looking at a detailed list of the mineral ...

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  • EVALUATION OF BAUXITE FROM ORINEKITI, EKITI STATE, .

    Among several mineral deposits in Nigeria are bauxite deposits found in four states of the federation, and they are Plateau, Ondo, Ekiti, ... The aim of this research work is to evaluate the bauxite deposit in OrinEkiti using both chemical and spectroscopic methods of analysis and to compare the result obtained from both methods. Hence, comparing these results with the standard for bauxite ...

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  • Natural Resources In All 36 States of Nigeria their ...

    There are thirteen recorded solid mineral deposits in Edo state and they are Bitumen, Clay, Dolomite, Phosphate, Glasssand, Gold, Gypsium, Ironore, Lignite, Limestone, Marble Oil/Gas. There are five natural mineral deposits found in commercial quantities in Ekiti state and they include Feldspar, Granite, Kaolin, Syenite Tatium. There have been four natural resources found in Enugu state ...

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  • Geology and Geotechnical Appraisal of Some Clay Deposits ...

    The geotechnical appraisal of the clay deposits around IjeroEkiti, southwestern Nigeria, indied that Ara and Ijero clays have % and % clay fractions, respectively, while Ilukuno variety has % clay fraction. The range of Atterberg liquid limits of Ara and Ijero clays was % and %, respectively, and those of plastic limits, % and %, respectively ...

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  • Moulding properties of a Nigerian silica–clay mixture for ...

     · Omotoyinbo and Oluwole (2008) examined the working properties of some clay deposits in Ekiti State, Nigeria, specifically Ara, Isan, and Awo clays and concluded that Ara clay is most suitable for production of crucibles, and furnace lining for nonferrous .

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  • Development and Characterization of Rice Husk Insulating ...

    Insulating Bricks from Two Selected Deposits in Ekiti State, Nigeria Isinkaye, A. S. Shado2, a, Glass and Ceramic Department, Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti, 5351, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria Abstract: In this work, the suitability of using Kaolin from two selected deposit sites in Ekiti state (Ijero and Ikere), Rice husk, and plastic clay to produce insulating firebrick was ...

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  • Development and Characterization of Parian Bodies Using ...

    Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria, Email Address: t_ory2003, Phone: Doi: / Development and Characterization of Parian Bodies Using Feldspar from Two Selected Deposits in Nigeria Toluwalope OGUNDARE1*, Oluwagbenga FATILE2 Olusola AJAYI,3 1,2,3Department of Glass and Ceramic Technology Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State ...

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  • Geology and Geochemistry of IrokoGranites Southwestern ...

    [14] chemical properties of calcgneiss and clay deposit in IjeroEkiti area as industrial raw Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2005, 6: 3034. [15] Oyinloye, A. O. Physical and chemical characteristics of the residual clay deposits in IjeroEkiti area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Impliions for industrial appliion. Jour ...

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  • limestone deposits in ekiti state

    Natural Resources in the 36 States of Nigeria LoionsDec 20, 2019· 14. Mineral Resources Found in Ekiti state. There are five natural mineral deposits found in commercial quantities in Ekiti state and they include Feldspar, Granite, Kao

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  • clays deposits in ekiti state

    The clay deposits in Cross Rivers State have been evaluated and found potentially suitable for the manufacture of bricks, refractories, tiles and pottery [13] [14] [15]. Also, tests on clay deposits in Onibode, Ijopo in Ogun State and AreEkiti State revealed that their properties compare favorably with imported refractories . The ...

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  • FOUNTAIN HOLDINGS LIMITED

    Ekiti State is endowed with many solid minerals among which are granite large deposits of granite, a major material in the construction and building industry. Ekiti which has its name carved out after mountains is highly endowed with large deposit of granite. Fountain Holdings Limited as the investment arm of the Government of Ekiti State has a good hold on the exploration of granite and has ...

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  • CiteSeerX — Mineralogy, Physicochemical Characteristics ...

    CiteSeerX Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Residual clay deposits overlying Precambrian Basement Complex situated at Orin, Igbara Odo, Ikere and Ado Ekiti were investigated using several analytical techniques. Field evidence supported by mineralogical and physicochemical analyses suggests that the kaolinitic clay deposits is a product of hydrothermal and .

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  • ISSN: Groundwater Potential Mapping In Ado Ekiti ...

    Ado Local Government area is the capital city of Ekiti State in Nigeria. It lies between Latitude7º 34' and 7º 44' North of the Equator and Longitude 5º 11' and 5º 18' East of the Greenwich Meridian. The people of Ado Ekiti are mainly of the Ekiti subethnic group of the Yoruba. The state is majorly an agrarian state where most people are mostly farmer. Most edued people are ...

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  • China Clay Deposits In Ogunstate Nigeria Stone Crusher Machine

    Clays Deposits In Ekiti State Beeldenbakkernl. Hydrometallurgical Purifiion of Some Clay Deposits for. Five Clay samples from five different clay deposits in different parts of the South Western part of Nigeria were prepared for analysis. Details. Nigeria Clay Ogunstate Nigeria Mendoinade . Nigeria Crusher Sand Making Machine Vakhusicoa. Jaw crusher in nigeriawhite clay ...

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  • Physical and chemical characteristics of the kaolinitic ...

     · The physical and chemical characteristics of the residual clay deposit at IlukunoEkiti, southwestern Nigeria studied and reported in this paper show that the clay fraction is % on the average with a range of 2846% while the silt fraction averages % with a range from 54% to 70% and the sand fraction 2%. The mineralogical analysis by XRD shows that the clay is predominantly .

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  • Compositional Characteristics of Geophagic Clays in Parts ...

    Geophagy is the practice of deliberate consumption of soil and clay deposits by humans, birds and other animals in the wild. It is closely related to pica, a classified eating disorder characterized by abnormal cravings for nonfood items. The focus of this work is to determine the compositional characteristics of the geophagic clays consumed around Asaba, Benin, Ibadan and AramokoEkiti areas ...

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  • Determination of radionuclides and elemental composition ...

     · The clay samples used for these analyses were collected from five major clay deposits identified within Ekiti State in the southwestern part of Nigeria. The study area is situated between longitudes 4 ° 45˝ to 5 ° 45˝ East of the Greenwich Meridian and latitudes 7 ° 15˝ to 8 ° 5˝ North of the Equator. The area is completely within the ...

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  • Characterisation of clay samples from minerals–rich ...

     · Thermoluminescent (TL) characteristics of clay samples from IjeroEkiti and IsanEkiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria were studied for appliion in retrospective dosimetry. In order to increase the potentials of the clay material for relevant radiation measurement appliions, characteristic glow curves of samples from the clay deposits have been obtained using a Victoreen (2800M) TL reader and the ...

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