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PDF Investigating the Industrial Potentials of Some Selected

The clay deposits in Cross Rivers State have been evaluated and found potentially suitable for the manufacture of bricks, refracto- ries, tiles and pottery. Also, tests on clay deposits in Onibode, Ijo- po in Ogun State and Are-Ekiti State revealed that their properties compare fa- vorably with imported refractories.

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Lithium Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their Locations and Uses

Lithium and other mineral resources that Nigeria, Western Africa is blessed with are a major means for industrial growth in the country. Lithium is a metal and is soft with a silvery-white colour which changes to a dull silvery-grey colour and then to black tarnish on exposure to moist air and this occurs due to corrosion of the surface.

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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

2] Okunlola, O. A. and Oluyide, P. O. Physico-chemical features and industrial appraisal of Nahuta clay Deposits, Northwestern Nigeria 2009; [3] Grant,N.K .Structural distinction between metasedimentary cover and underlying basement in thex600 M.Y,Old Pan-African domain of Northwestern Nigeria, West African Bulletin of Geological Society,America.1978; 89,9, 50-58

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH VOLUME 3, ISSUE 8, August 2014 ISSN 2277-8616 306 IJSTR©2014 www.ijstr.org Fig.2: Geological map of Ara-Ijero Ekiti showing the Ara Residual clay deposit The clay deposit

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Working Properties of Some Selected Refractory Clay Deposits

Working properties of some clay deposits in Ekiti State, Nigeria were investigated with a view to determine their suitability for use as refractory bricks. The samples were collected from three different commercial pottery clay centers in Ekiti State; they are Ara, Awo and Isan.

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PDF) Mineralogy, Physicochemical Characteristics and

The clay deposits from Ekiti and its environs were distinguished by the geology viz: the Ado Ekiti clay bodies are underlain by quartzite and charnockites; Igbara Odo clay bodies covered quartzite and migmatite rocks; Orin and Ikere clay bodies were underlain by the charnockites.

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PDF Published Online December 2019 in IJEAST

Awokunmi and Asaolu, 2017; Sanou et al., 2019). Ire-Ekiti a town located in Ekiti State, Southwestern Nigeria has abundant clay deposits. The clay deposits have been mined for several years for its application in pottery, ceramics and architecture. Mineralogical evaluation and physicochemical

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Determination of radionuclides and elemental composition of clay

2013/2/28 · Sample collection The clay samples used for these analyses were collected from five major clay deposits identified within Ekiti State in the south-western 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.

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About Ekiti – Ekiti State Website

It is located between longitudes 40°51′ and 50°451′ East of the Greenwich meridian and latitudes 70°151′ and 80°51′ north of the Equator. It lies south of Kwara and Kogi State, East of Osun State and bounded by Ondo State in the East and in the south, with a total land Area of 5887.890sq km. Ekiti State has 16 Local Government Councils.

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Dwindling investments in Southwest statesOpinion — The

The state has deposits of marble, kaolin, and clay. Therefore, under a development-focused leadership, these states can attract local and foreign investments.

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Characterisation of clay samples from minerals-rich

The two deposits considered in Ijero are the Oke-asa and Oke-kusa deposits, both located on the hills. From the field observations, the deposits were characterised by well-dug mining pits. Oke-asa is known for its characteristic white colour clay. The minerals mined at Oke-asa include feldspar, marble and charnockite.

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Ikole - Wikipedia

Ikole is a Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Ikole. It has an area of 321 km² and a population of 168,436 at the 2006 census. The postal code of

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Published Online December 2019 in IJEAST (http://www.ijeast

Ire-Ekiti a town located in Ekiti State, Southwestern Nigeria has abundant clay deposits. The clay deposits have been mined for several years for its application in pottery, ceramics and architecture. Mineralogical evaluation and physicochemical characterization of this clay is therefore important and has

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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 south-western 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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List of Nigeria Natural Resources and Solid Mineral Deposits

Galena is found in Nigeria, West Africa in large deposits mainly in Ishiagu, Ebonyi State, with an estimated reserve of 15 million tonnes, other states with these deposits include; Taraba, Kwara, Ogun, Kogi, Ekiti and Nasarawa.

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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 located in the Ijero Local government area. In the course of this article, we would be looking at a detailed []

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PDF) Characterization of Vitrified Porcelain Tiles Using

The locations are Ijero-Ekiti in Ekiti state, Okpella in Edo State and Ajaokuta from Kogi State. Ijero-Ekiti is a town located in Ijero local government area of Ekiti state which is few kilometers away from Ado-Ekiti (Capital city of Ekiti-State). Okpella is a border town between Edo State and Kogi State in Etsako East local government area of

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PDF) DEVELOPMENT OF WHITEWARE BODIES USING CHINA CLAY FROM

DEVELOPMENT OF WHITEWARE BODIES USING CHINA CLAY FROM SELECTED DEPOSITS IN EDO AND EKITI STATE OF NIGERIA

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Compositional Characteristics of Geophagic Clays in Parts of

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 non-food items. The focus of this work is to determine the compositional characteristics of the geophagic clays

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Analysis on Some Physical and Chemical Properties of Oreke

Dolomite production in Nigeria was dated back to 1960, it was discovered in Lokoja (Kogi State) and Igbeti marble development in Oyo State followed. Also, dolomites deposits have been discovered in different areas among them are Alagutan dolomite field in Oyo State, Oreke in Ifelodun Local Government area of Kwara State and Ikepsi in Edo State [2].

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Characterisation of clay samples from minerals–rich deposits for

2018/4/1 · Thus, this study is aimed at investigating the potential of the clay samples from the Ijero-Ekiti and Isan-Ekiti deposits for application in retrospective dosimetry. The features of clay specimens as good candidates for such dosimeters include increase in intensity peak with gamma excitation dose ( McKeever, 1985 ).

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