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  • Science Forum (Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences)

    Geology, Petrography and Mineralogy of Agbaja Formation: An insight to petrogenesis of Ironstone Deposits. J. I. Hassan, J. Ayok JPAS. 2020; 20(4): 360-370 » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.74083 ...

  • A revised stratigraphy of the Bida Basin, Nigeria | Request PDF

    The Agbaja Formation (probably Late Maastrichtian) consists of oolitic and pisolitic ironstones (Ojo et al. 2020). The structural style of the Middle Niger Basin is …

  • Science Forum (Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences)

    The of Agbaja Ironstone deposits was investigated with a view of providing comprehensive data on the geology, petrographic characteristics and mineralogical composition. The investigation involved field description, thin section analysis and X-ray diffraction for phase ...

  • Petrographic-microchemical studies and origin of the Agbaja Phanerozoic Ironstone …

    The Campanian-Maastrichtian Agbaja Ironstone Formation of the Nupe basin, Nigeria, forms a major part of the about 2 billion tons of iron ore reserves of the Middle Niger Embayment. The ironstone deposits were previously reported to be similar to the Minette-type ironstones because of their depositional patterns, composition and inferred origin. Four rock-types are recognized …

  • Geochemical Studies and Exploration Potential of The Oolitic …

    3 in Agbaja Ironstone 0 2 4 6 8 10 L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 L6 L7 L8 L9 L10 SiO2 0 20 40 60 80 100 L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 L6 L7 L8 L9 L10 Fe2O3 W t. % Samples Location Samples Location Wt. (%) Wt. (%) 530 IJISET - International Journal of Innovative Science 2 ...

  • Bernath Mss 383 APPENDICES

    "Preliminary Report on the Geology of Agbaja Ironstone, Agbaja Plateau." Nigerian Journal of Science 9, 1(1975): 3-35. Adeleye, R. A. Power and Diplomacy in Northern Nigeria, 1804-1906: The Sokoto Caliphate and Its Enemies .

  • Kogi Iron Limited (ASX:KFE) 20% increase in Mineral Resources at Kogi''s Agbaja …

     · Sydney, Australia, Dec 10, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Australian based iron ore development company, Kogi Iron Limited (ASX:KFE.AX - News) ("Kogi", or the "Company") and it''s owned Nigerian operating company, KCM Mining Limited ("KCM") is pleased to advise of a substantial increase in the estimated Mineral Resources for its owned Agbaja Iron …

  • 10.1016/S0899-5362(97)00096-1 | DeepDyve

     · Read "10.1016/S0899-5362(97)00096-1" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips. 10.1016/S0899-5362(97)00096-1 10.1016/S0899-5362(97)00096-1 2020-06-11 00:00:00 The Agbaja Ironstone Formation of the Lokoja district of Central Nigeria occurs within the Upper …

  • Petrographic and paragenetic studies of the Agbaja Ironstone …

     · The Agbaja Ironstone Formation of the Lokoja district of Central Nigeria occurs within the Upper Cretaceous sedimentary sequence of the Nupe Basin which trends northwest-southeast. Three lithostratigraphical units occur in the basin: the basal Lokoja Formation, overlain by the Patti Formation and the uppermost Agbaja Ironstone Formation. The Lokoja …

  • A revised stratigraphy of the Bida Basin, Nigeria

     · Agbaja Ironstone Adeleye (1974), Ladipo et al. (1994), Ojo and Akande (2008) present the Agbaja Ironstone as the youngest rock sequence in the Lokoja area, that overlies the Patti Formation and caps the mesas around Lokoja. It is composed of oolitic

  • the phosphorous issue at the Agbaja iron ore project in Nigeria

    Geology and Mineralisation • Unique sedimentary hosted magnetite deposit resource grade 41.3 % Fe 1.5 to 3% P 2O 5. • Typically found in banded ironstone formations (BIFs), however Agbaja is unique channel iron deposit (CID) only two known similar deposits of

  • Petrographic and paragenetic studies of the Agbaja Ironstone Formation, Nupe Basin, Nigeria …

    The Agbaja Ironstone Formation of the Lokoja district of Central Nigeria occurs within the Upper Cretaceous sedimentary sequence of the Nupe Basin which trends northwest-southeast. Three lithostratigraphical units occur in the basin: the basal Lokoja Formation, overlain by the Patti Formation and the uppermost Agbaja Ironstone Formation. The Lokoja Formation rests …

  • Geomorphic Resources and Tourism Potentials of the Niger-Benue …

    Geological mapping and reserve estimation of the Agbaja ironstones during the Geological Survey prospecting of 1952 and 1953 (Jones, 1958). An area of less than 1 square kilometer prospected indicated 30 million tons of continuous bed of oolitic ironstone of

  • Petrographic-microchemical studies and origin of the Agbaja …

    The Campanian-Maastrichtian Agbaja Ironstone Formation of the Nupe basin, Nigeria, forms a major part of the about 2 billion tons of iron ore reserves of the Middle Niger Embayment. The ironstone deposits were previously reported to be similar to the Minette-type ironstones because of their depositional patterns, composition and inferred origin. Four rock-types are recognized …

  • Petrographic and paragenetic studies of the Agbaja Ironstone …

     · The Agbaja Ironstone Formation of the Lokoja district of Central Nigeria occurs within the Upper Cretaceous sedimentary sequence of the Nupe Basin which trends northwest-southeast. Three lithostratigraphical units occur in the basin: the basal Lokoja Formation ...

  • Recent Articles

    Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction and oolitic ironstone mapping of the Agbaja Ironstone Formation in the Nupe Basin, North-central Nigeria: Insights from sedimentological and aeromagnetic analyses Saka Adelayo Opeloye, John Olurotimi Amigun, Sherif Olumide Sanusi, Olujide Alabi Open Access March 31, 2021

  • Paleodepositional Environment and Sequence Stratigraphy of …

    The Agbaja Formation consists of oolitic ironstone and occurs as the topmost stratigraphic sequence in the Agbaja Plateau, on mesas around the southern part of …

  • Bolivarite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    Agbaja Iron Deposit Mücke, A., Badejoko, T.A., and Akande, S.O. (1999) Petrographic-microchemical studies and origin of the Agbaja Phanerozoic Ironstone Formation, Nupe Basin, Nigeria: a product of a ferruginized ooidal kaolin precursor not identical to

  • Organic geochemical and palynological studies of the …

     · The Agbaja Formation which is the lateral equivalent of the Batati Ironstone in the north capped the entire sequence, and the probable age is late Maastrichtian (Adeleye 1989). Correlation of the stratigraphic successions across the northern and the southern parts of the basin is largely based on the lithological and depositional characteristics and has been …

  • Open Access Articles

    Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction and oolitic ironstone mapping of the Agbaja Ironstone Formation in the Nupe Basin, North-central Nigeria: Insights from sedimentological and aeromagnetic analyses Saka Adelayo Opeloye, John Olurotimi Amigun, Sherif

  • 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2004.08.001 | DeepDyve

     · The Agbaja Ironstone Formation averages about 15 m in thickness, is Campanian to Maastrichtian in age, and contains ooidal and pisoidal ironstones from which 13 samples were analyzed. The groundmass of the oolites and pisolites is submicroscopically fine and of yellowish, brownish or reddish-brown colour.

  • Kogi Iron Limited (ASX:KFE) Finalises Agbaja Processing Plant …

     · Perth, Australia, Jan 24, 2014 - (ABN Newswire) - Australian based iron ore development company, Kogi Iron Limited (ASX:KFE.AX - News) ("Kogi", "Kogi Iron", or the "Company") and it''s owned Nigerian operating company, KCM Mining Limited ("KCM") are pleased to report the finalisation of the processing plant design for its Agbaja Iron Ore Project …

  • GeochemicalandMineralogical CharacteristicsofSakpe Ironstone …

    ironstone level (the Agbaja Ironstone) has been described. However, Adeleye (1973) identified two levels of ironstone in the northern part of the basin, namely, the Sakpe Ironstone at the lower part and the Batati Ironstone at the upper part separated by the ...

  • Laboratory Studies on Phosphorus Removal from Nigeria''s Agbaja …

    The investigation into whether or not Bacillus subtilis can remove phosphorus from the Nigerian Agbaja iron ore was carried out with careful monitoring of the population of the removing agent as well as pH of the system. 1.00mm/0.50mm, 0.50mm/0.25mm, and 0 ...

  • Agbaja Iron Ore • I-MINE

    Geology The deposit occurs as sedimentary ores of Oolitic and pisolitic ironstone covering the Agbaja plateau. The deposit has an over 10m thick zone of ironstone with an overburden cover of 5.62m. Exploration Detailed exploration by National Steel Raw Materials ...

  • Geochemistry and mineralogy of the Campanian Sandstone of …

    and the youngest Agbaja Formation (Ironstone). Their lateral stratigraphic equivalents in the northern Bida Basin consist of the basal Bida Formation (conglomerate, sandstone), Enagi Formation (siltstone, claystone and sandstone) and Batati Formation

  • Improving The Quality Of Nigeria s Agbaja Iron Ore Through …

    Lokojaoolitic ironstone deposit alone covers about 400 km2 and is estimated at 2.3 billion tones[2]. The Agbaja-Mt Patti area of the Lokoja ironstone with an inferred estimate of 1,250 million tones has been acknowledged as the country''s largest[3

  • Magnetic interpretation using the 3-D analytic signal | GEOPHYSICS

    Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction and oolitic ironstone mapping of the Agbaja Ironstone Formation in the Nupe Basin, North-central Nigeria: Insights from sedimentological and aeromagnetic analyses Results in Geophysical Sciences, Vol. 5

  • Genesis and paleoenvironmental analysis of the ironstone facies of …

     · Basically Agbaja ironstone is younger than ironstone of the Patti Formation and the mode of origin is different. However, these features exhibited by the Patti Ironstones are also rather shared with the Maastrichtian Leru ironstone, Lower Cretaceous Weald basin ironstone and that of Cenomanian ironstone of Bahariya Egypt.

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