iron ore. nigeria has several deposits of iron ore but the purest deposits are in and around itakpe in kogi state. the national iron ore mining company was founded in 1979 and given the mission to explore exploit process and supply iron ore concentrate to the ajaokuta steel company (ascl) in ajaokuta and delta steel company (dcl) in aladja
currently there are two gold mining companies in nigeria. segilola nigeria limited has a license to mine gold in osun state and geotechniques nigeria limited has a license to mine gold in kebbi state. five other companies are mining for tin iron ore coal lead and zinc. deposits of gold have been found in the […]
“iron ores of diverse origin and quality are found in nigeria with the purest and largest reserve found in itakpe kogi state where proven iron ore reserves are in excess of 200 million tons
about one billion tonnes of gypsum deposits are spread over many states in nigeria. iron ore there are over 3 billion metric tonnes of iron ore in deposits found in kogi enugu and niger states as well as the federal capital territory . iron ore is being mined at itakpe in kogi state and is already being beneficiated up to 67 per cent of iron.
list of mineral resources in nigeria and their location below is the list of mineral and natural resources in nigeria and the states that they can be found. note this list does not consist of everything that can be found in each state just the major resources. abuja – marble – clay – tantalite – cassiterite – gold (partially investigated)
iron ore (fe) minerals deposits in nigeria - states and uses. nigeria is among the african countries with vast iron ore deposits which can be found in some states in the country itakpe in kogi state is believed to have the purest deposits of iron ore and other states where it is deposited includes: abia anambra bauchi benue kwara plateau