barite in benue state

Barite Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their Locations ...

A recent survey carried out on barite deposits in Nigeria revealed 41,000 tonnes of reserve in the Benue state valley. For this reason, government made a public invitation to both local and international mining companies to share in the opportunity of barytes exploration in Nigeria.

GEOLOGY AND MINERALISATION IN THE ALBIAN SEDIMENTS

2Department of Geology, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. ABSTRACT: The epigenetic lead-zinc-barite fluorite deposits of the Benue Trough are localized in N-S trending fractures developed within the lower Cretaceous Albian shales, limestone and arkosic sandstones. The mineralogy of the sulfide deposits consists mainly of

Quality assessment of some baryte ores in Benue state area ...

Benue state area, Nigeria for oilfield drilling. Journal of Degrade d an d Mining Lands Management 8(4): 2 861-2872, doi: 10.15243/jdmlm.2021.084.2861.

Barite Veins in the Benue Trough: Field Characteristics ...

Keywords: Benue Trough, Barite veins, Azara fields, sandstones, extension joints, crack-seal mechanism 1. Introduction Earlier literature on the Nigerian barite mentions the mineral as a gangue in galena and sphalerite veins (Farrington, 1952; McConnel, 1949b). But as from 1951, the barite resource of Nigeria started gaining recognition.

Barite as an industrial mineral in Nigeria: occurrence ...

Jun 01, 2021 · Barite in Benue State. Barite deposits in Benue State is in the form of vein and cavity filling which occurs as a result of hydrothermal solutions during Santonian deformation, depositing barite in the fissure formed (Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, 2011). These deposits are found in Markudi, Gboko, Ushongo, Vandeikya and Guma Local ...

Baryte mineral exploration in parts of the lower Benue ...

Chaanda MS, Obaje NG, Moumouni A, Goki NG, Law UA (2010). Environmental Impact of Artisanal Mining of Barytes in Azara Area, Middle Benue Trough Nigeria. J. Earth Sci. 4(1):38-42. Egeh EU, Ekwuemeka BN, Akpeke BG (2004). The appraisal of a proposed barite quarry in Akpet Area, Cross River State from resistivity investigation. Glob. J. Geol.

Characterization of barite reserves in Nigeria for use as ...

Apr 29, 2021 · The Benue barite reserves consist of Lessel barite and Guma barite fields. Lessel field in Benue State has large number of veins and occur mainly in the south of Gboko (all through the Yandev deposit North of Gboko), Lessel Bunde, Lessel Mbato and Lessel Mbagwa. Currently, there are more than 20 veins in production. Similarly, the Guma field is ...

GEOLOGY AND MINERALISATION IN THE ALBIAN SEDIMENTS

2Department of Geology, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. ABSTRACT: The epigenetic lead-zinc-barite fluorite deposits of the Benue Trough are localized in N-S trending fractures developed within the lower Cretaceous Albian shales, limestone and arkosic sandstones. The mineralogy of the sulfide deposits consists mainly of

Geology and Baryte Mineralization of the Liji Area, Upper ...

Pupule, and Didango in Taraba State within the Upper Benue Trough. There are atleast ten baryte fields in the trough each containing swarms of veins or concordant stratiform mineral flat of hydrothermal origin that are being scavenged by artisanal miners (Oden, 2012). The Pb-Zn-Cu-F mineralization along with baryte form a metallogenetic belt ...

Characterization of Baryte from Torkula and Kaseyo of Guma ...

Jul 15, 2021 · Samples from the baryte mineral deposit at Torkula and Kaseyo of Guma local government area, Benue, Nigeria were analyzed for their physical, chemical and mineralogical properties, such as hardness, specific gravity etc. The elemental composition was determined by the use of x-ray Fluorescence (XRF) and mineralogical analysis was done by the use of X-ray powder diffraction (XRD).

Barite Veins in the Benue Trough: Field Characteristics ...

The Benue trough is Nigeria’s main, but not exclusive source of barite mineralisation. There are at least ten barite fields in the trough, each containing swarms of veins or concordant ...

Geological Characterization of Azara Barite Mineralization ...

Keywords: Barite, Mineralization, Quartz,Benue Trough,Petrology,Veins,Azara 1.0 Introduction Barite is the natural form of the sulphate of barium (BaSO 4). It is a fairly dense industrial mineral used in oil drilling operation and other industries. The importance of Barite

Geological and Geotechnical Assessment of some Derelicit ...

Oct 27, 2020 · Akande, S.O. and Abimbola, A.E., 1987. Aspect of the genesis of lead-zinc-fluorite-barite mineralization in the Nigeria Benue Trough. Current research in African Earth Sciences. G.Matheis and H. Schamelimier( eds) Bulkena press.pp.365-369

List of Barite Mining Companies in Nigeria - Finelib

Barite Mining. 1 Breitz Mining. No 30 Uruan Street, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. 0802 1218 848. More info. Write a Review. Breitz Mining Breitz is an arm of Group: a mining company in Nigeria that is basically focused in extraction of the valuable mineral, barite which is a naturally occurring mineral form of barium sulphate. 2 Chicason Group.

Benue Massacre: 300 Fulani herdsmen attacked us — Ebonyi ...

Jun 03, 2021 · MORE revelations about the attack that took place in Ado Local Government Area of Benue State, yesterday emerged with victims of Ebonyi communities residing in Benue State

5 Best Cities In Benue State Nigeria and their Image.

Jul 31, 2021 · 2. Otukpo Benue State; Otukpo Benue State is the center location that connect the Idoma and Igedeland. The city is one the best place to live in Benue state. Otukpo is a town in Benue State, Nigeria located in the Middle Belt Region of Nigeria. It is also the

Barite as an industrial mineral in Nigeria: occurrence ...

Jun 21, 2021 · Barite deposits in Benue State is in the form of vein and cavity filling which occurs as a result of hydrothermal solutions during Santonian deformation, depositing barite in the fissure formed (Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, 2011). These deposits are found in Markudi, Gboko, Ushongo, Vandeikya and Guma Local Government Areas of Benue State ...

Exploration And Production Of Barite ... - Cross River State

Aug 18, 2015 · Barite which is simply barium sulphate (BaSO4) occurs in large deposits in the Benue Trough. Over 7.5 million tonnes of barite have been identified in Cross River, Benue, Taraba and Bauchi States of the upper and middle Benue troughs. Cross River State has the highest quality of barite

Benue State: List of Local Government Areas & Towns

Jun 30, 2020 · Benue state came into existence in 1976 after it was formed from the former Benue- Plateau State. The state has a variants of tribe making up, which results to being populated by several ethnic groups: Tiv , Idoma , Igede, Etulo, Abakpa, Jukun, Hausa, Igbo, Akweya and Nyifon. The Tiv is the major ethnic group in the state as they occupy 14 ...

states where barite deposit are found in nigeria « BINQ Mining

May 30, 2013 · Structural styles and economic potentials of some barite deposits in part of the Benue Trough and is located in Yala. Local Government Area of Cross River State. It Barite deposits in the Southern Benue Trough, Nigeria. 29. Fig. »More detailed

Quality assessment of some baryte ores in Benue state area ...

Barite miners in Nigeria receive a government boost; Call for import ban to be reinstated. Proceedings from the Industrial Mineral Forums and Research. 21-23 May 2017. The Houstonian Hotel, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. p 1-10. Oden, M.I. 2012. Barite Veins in the Benue trough: Field characteristics, the quality issue and some tectonic implication.

Geology and Baryte Mineralization of the Liji Area, Upper ...

Pupule, and Didango in Taraba State within the Upper Benue Trough. There are atleast ten baryte fields in the trough each containing swarms of veins or concordant stratiform mineral flat of hydrothermal origin that are being scavenged by artisanal miners (Oden, 2012). The Pb-Zn-Cu-F mineralization along with baryte form a metallogenetic belt ...

Field occurrence and geochemical characteristics of the ...

The study area is located in the southeastern part of Benue state, north-central Nigeria. It is bounded by latitudes 7°00′ and 7°10′ N and longitudes 8°58′ and 9°03′ E about 17 km south of Gboko. ... Barite is a non-metallic mineral which is simply barium sulfate (BaSO 4)

Barite as an industrial mineral in Nigeria: occurrence ...

The vein deposit width is over is 3 m and keeps expanding as it descends to a depth of about 20 m. Chemical analysis of barite samples in Benue state shows the ore composition of 76%–86% BaSO 4, 5–21% silica and about 3% iron oxide and the reserved estimate is about 307,657 metric tonnes.

PETROGRAPHIC STUDIES OF SELECTED BARIUM SULPHATE DEPOSITS ...

The area studied is within the Guma Local Government of Benue state between latitude 07035’06’’ and 08012’56’’N and longitude 23’02’’ and 009007’52’’E, within the lower part of the middle Benue trough that contains cretaceous sediments. 1.2.1 CLIMATE

Geological Characterization of Azara Barite Mineralization ...

Keywords: Barite, Mineralization, Quartz,Benue Trough,Petrology,Veins,Azara 1.0 Introduction Barite is the natural form of the sulphate of barium (BaSO 4). It is a fairly dense industrial mineral used in oil drilling operation and other industries. The importance of Barite

Fact-Check: Did Nigerian Troops Encounter Mysterious Beast ...

Jun 21, 2021 · Fact-Check: Did Nigerian Troops Encounter Mysterious Beast with Human Body in Benue? Claim: A post on Social Media, especially on Facebook claimed that a Mysterious Beast with the head of a canine and body of a human, which had maimed four residents including a Nigerian Airforce Personnel, was neutralized by troops of Operation Whirlstroke, in Benue State.

Taraba Barite Project - CGREL

TARABA STATE. Taraba state is located at North Eastern Nigeria, named after the Taraba River which traverses the southern part of the state. Taraba’s capital is Jalingo. Taraba State is bounded in the west by Nasarawa State and Benue State, which are key states in our plans at CGREL to tremendously increase our mining operations.

Prevalence of childhood and adolescent overweight and ...

Prevalence of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity in Benue State, Nigeria Trop Med Int Health. 2012 Nov;17(11):1369-75. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.03083.x. Epub 2012 Sep 14. Authors Danladi I Musa 1 , Abel L Toriola, Makama A Monyeki,

Makurdi Local Government Area

Makurdi local government area is domiciled in Benue state, Northcentral geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The headquarters of the LGA are in the town of Makurdi and consists of several districts and villages. Makurdi LGA shares boundaries with the Guma and Gwer west LGAs and with parts of Nasarawa state. The current estimated population of Makurdi ...

availability of processed barite in nasarawa

The state is therefore, strategic in terms of the availability of lead, zinc, and... >>Get More Details. Nigerian Mining brief.pdf - KPMG; spread across the country, including gold, barite, bentonite ... processed from imported heavy crudes, in ... Benue and Nassarawa States (central region of. >>Get More Details. editor - ijrcm; 1 Jan 2012 ...

List of All Tribes in Benue State Nigeria | AllNigeriaInfo

Jan 22, 2018 · Benue State “The Nation’s Food Basket” is called that because of its rich agricultural produce which includes yams, rice, beans, cassava, potatoes, maize, soya beans, sorghum, millet and cocoyam. But there is no state without tribes. This simply means Benue state is nothing without the people that exist in the various tribes found there.

TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT OF MINING SITE AND BARITE

v ABSTRACT Barite is an exceptional non-metallic mineral composed of barium sulphate and it is used mainly by the oil and gas industry as drilling mud in deep drilling, where high

List of Nigeria Natural Resources and their Location ...

Jan 09, 2021 · 0 (0) Collected here is the list of all Natural Mineral resources and the location where they can be found Nationwide. The country of Nigeria is such a big country that is greatly blessed with abundant natural resources. Without a doubt, the state of the Nigerian economy is highly determined by these resources. The more []

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