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Clay Industry (Nigeria) Limited ! Travel – blog

I have always wanted to visit Australia, but am a little afraid of all the dangerous creatures, like sharks, and snakes, and spiders. Also, I do not like long flights, and it would be 17

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Analysis of Properties of Kaolin Deposits in Nigeria

Jul 20, 2018 · This study considered the mineralogical, elemental composition in form oxides and engineering properties such as particle size, specific gravity, bulk density water content and atterberg limits of two kaolin deposits in Kpankorogi in Edu Local Government of Kwara State and in IjeroEkiti in IjeroEkiti Local Government Area, Ekiti State.

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Geology of Nigeria Wikipedia

Nigeria also has other resources useful for energy and construction, including a poorly understood lignite belt in the south, kaolin, gypsum and feldspar. Coal mining provided much of the country''s energy between 1915 and 1960, although the industry has been in a longrunning decline, now providing energy only for smallscale kilns and smelters.

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The Composition and Physical Properties of Some Clays of

The Composition and Physical Properties of Some Clays of Cross River State, Nigeria L. E. Attah (PhD) Abstract Clay deposits collected from various loions in Cross River State, Nigeria were studied to determine their physical, compositional and firing characteristics in

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Nigeria: Solid Minerals in Nigeria an Overview (I

Mar 02, 2016 · A state by state account of the solid mineral deposit in Nigeria as well as their uses is the focus of the column for the week. ABIA: Clay and Coal. ADAMAWA: Coal, Gypsum, Magnetite and Clay.

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Geotechnical Properties and Geochemical Composition of

Kaolin is found in large quantities in many parts of Nigeria. The occurrence of clayrich deposits in the southwestern region has long attracted the attention of many researchers (e.g. Jones and Hockey, 1964) and further elicited other studies (e.g. Elueze, 1983 Enu and Adegoke, 1986) that looked at their industrial potentials.

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Solid minerals in Nigeria: An overview (1) The Guardian

Solid minerals in Nigeria: An overview (1) A state by state account of the solid mineral deposit in Nigeria as well as their uses is the focus of the column for the week. ABIA: Clay and Coal.

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LeadZincBarytes mineralization in the Benue Trough

Fig. 1 Map of the Benue Trough of Nigeria [4] Deposits of lead and zinc ores, galena and sphalerite respectively and barytes which are usually found together have long been known in the Benue Trough of Nigeria but they have only been mined in the past on a very small scale.

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clay deposit for refractory appliion LJS

huge availability of clay raw materials in Nigeria as well as intellectual researchers for production of refractory products of high quality and standards. In light of this situation, there has been an upsurge of interest in the area of developing good refractories from large deposit of clay spread across every region in Nigeria in the last

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Documentation, Appliion and Utilisation of Clay

endowments in Nigeria with a view to diversifying the economic base of the country, improving Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and industrial activity. One of these endowments with tremendous potential for economic utilization is clay. Clay deposit is spread across the six geo political zones of the country [12].

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Characterization of some clay deposits in South West Nigeria

Characterization of some clay deposits in South West Nigeria . Fatai O. ARAMIDE, Kenneth K. ALANEME, Peter A. OLUBAMBI, Joseph O. BORODE 47 . and 3.08% plagioclase/albite) and high content of kaolinite was considered

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Properties and Appliion of Nigerian Bentonite Clay

The vast deposits of Nigerian bentonite clay have many significant uses in different aspects of industrial fields of which the oil and gas industry is a potential consumer of this clay mineral.

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Bentonite Clay Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their

Bentonite Clay Just like Nigeria, there are other Africa countries that are also rich in this type of mineral resources. Bentonite Clay, also known as aluminium phyllosilie is an absorbent clay richly composed of montmorillonite and beidellite formed as result of the decomposition of volcanic ash mainly in the presence of water It has a boiling point of 2760 o C and melting of 1300°C.

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Edo as Nigeria''s Japan Vanguard News

Edo as Nigeria''s Japan. On February 13, In Benin City, Time Ceramics have commenced production of floor tiles because of abundance of clay deposit in the state. Other mineral deposits are

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Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits

Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits in Nigeria org 43 P a g e Solanki et al [15] studied some ten alluvial deposits in Gujarat state of India to obtain enough datasets which was used for correlation of various consolidation index properties.

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Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits

Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits in Nigeria org 43 P a g e Solanki et al [15] studied some ten alluvial deposits in Gujarat state of India to obtain enough datasets which was used for correlation of various consolidation index properties.

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Clay Wikipedia

Clay is a finelygrained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO 2), metal oxides (Al 2 O 3, MgO etc.) and organic matter. Geologic clay deposits are mostly composed of phyllosilie minerals containing variable amounts of water trapped in the mineral structure.

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Clay Wikipedia

Clay is a finelygrained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO 2), metal oxides (Al 2 O 3, MgO etc.) and organic matter. Geologic clay deposits are mostly composed of phyllosilie minerals containing variable amounts of water trapped in the mineral structure.

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GEOLOGY OF NIGERIA academia.edu

Nigeria has a rich traditional pottery industry that dates from the Stone Age. In all parts of the country, native pottery is a vibrant traditional art form and an established cottage industry for earthen wares. Modern industrial uses of clay for ceramics and bricks obtain throughout the country.

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Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits

Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits in Nigeria org 43 P a g e Solanki et al [15] studied some ten alluvial deposits in Gujarat state of India to obtain enough datasets which was used for correlation of various consolidation index properties.

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Mineralogical and Geochemical Appraisal of Clay Deposits

Mineralogical and Geochemical Appraisal of Clay Deposits in Papalanto and Its Environs, Southwestern, Nigeria Adewole John Adeola1 & Modupe Adefunmi Olaleye1 1 Department of Geology and Mineral Sciences, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria

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INDUSTRIAL POTENTIAL OF SOME CLAY DEPOSITS IN KOGI

Keywords: Industrial, Potential, Clay Deposits, Kogi State Nigeria I. INTRODUCTION Clay is a common name for a number of finegrained, earthy materials that become plastic when wet. Chemically, clays are hydrous aluminum silies, ordinarily containing impurities, e.g., potassium, sodium,

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Natural Resources Embassy Of Nigeria Sweden

Nigeria is among countries in Africa with a wide variety of different natural resources. The country is richly endowed with natural resources ranging from industrial metals to various precious stones such as Barites, Gypsum, Kaolin and Marble. Most of these minerals are yet to be exploited.

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Properties and Appliion of Nigerian Bentonite Clay

The vast deposits of Nigerian bentonite clay have many significant uses in different aspects of industrial fields of which the oil and gas industry is a potential consumer of this clay mineral.

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Nigerian States And Their Natural Resources Politics

I brought out this list for us Nigerians to be reflective of the fact that upon all this, an average Nigerian is still suffering. Our roads are bad. The Government does not want to pay the minimum wage of just 18,000N which amounts to nothing. Nigeria has a lot of potentials and have been under explored by out Government. ABUJA Marble Clay

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MINING OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA BENTONITE MINING IN

Mar 02, 2016 · The mining industry in Nigeria is regulated by the The Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act of 2007,National Minerals and Metals Policy 2008 and Nigerian Minerals and Mining Regulations 2011. About 34 minerals deposits have been identified in Nigeria and one of such is Bentonite.

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Kaolin Mining in Nigeria, The PreFeasibility Report

Kaolin Mining in Nigeria, The PreFeasibility Report The bulk of the Kaolinitic clay deposits in the country are either sedimentary or residual in origin and are usually associated with granitic rocks. This report seeks to examine the financial viability or otherwise of mining crude kaolin in Nigeria. The business entails using

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Natural Resources in Nigeria: The Full List + Loions

Nigeria is blessed with numerous natural resources. The list below shows types of natural resources in each state.

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Comparative Analysis on Chemical Composition of Bentonite

hydration of these inorganic ions causes the clay mineral surface to be hydrophilic (Xi et al., 2007 Banik et al., 2015 Rodriguez et al., 2015). Clay deposits and clay minerals generally vary in nature, no two or more deposits can have exactly same clay minerals and frequently different samples of clay from the same deposits differ.

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Comparative Analysis on Chemical Composition of Bentonite

hydration of these inorganic ions causes the clay mineral surface to be hydrophilic (Xi et al., 2007 Banik et al., 2015 Rodriguez et al., 2015). Clay deposits and clay minerals generally vary in nature, no two or more deposits can have exactly same clay minerals and frequently different samples of clay from the same deposits differ.

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EXPLORATION OF CLAY FROM ANKPA NIGERIA

EXPLORATION OF CLAY FROM ANKPA NIGERIA, FOR THE PRODUCTION OF EARTHENWARE AND STONEWARE CERAMICS . ABSTRACT. This study explored the workability of clay from Ankpa Kogi State of Nigeria for the production of earthenware and stoneware ceramics. This research investigated a manageable area around Ankpa with clay deposits that are locally put to use by local

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Characterization and Qualitative Analysis of Some Nigerian

Characterization and Qualitative Analysis of Some Nigerian Clay Deposits for Rafractory Appliions 1,2D.O. Folorunso, 3P.Olubambi and 1,2J. O. Borode 1Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria 2Africa Materials Science And Engineering Networks: A CarnegieIAS (RISE) Networks

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MINING OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA BENTONITE MINING IN

Mar 02, 2016 · The mining industry in Nigeria is regulated by the The Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act of 2007,National Minerals and Metals Policy 2008 and Nigerian Minerals and Mining Regulations 2011. About 34 minerals deposits have been identified in Nigeria and one of such is Bentonite.

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CHARACTERIZATION OF UJOGBA CLAY DEPOSITS IN EDO

3Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Lagos, Nigeria *Corresponding author''s email: [email protected] Received 03 May, 2016 Revised 10 August, 2016 ABSTRACT Ujogba clay deposits in Esan Land, Edo State of Nigeria were characterized for refractory and other appliions. The

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Properties and appliion of Nigerian bentonite clay

The mineral characterization of bentonite clay deposits in Nigeria in its raw form have indied that the clays are mainly calciumbased montmorillonite and this differs significantly from the industry standard which is a sodium based montmorillonite clay.

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Clay Industry (Nigeria) Limited ! Travel – blog

I have always wanted to visit Australia, but am a little afraid of all the dangerous creatures, like sharks, and snakes, and spiders. Also, I do not like long flights, and it would be 17

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Analysis of Properties of Kaolin Deposits in Nigeria

Jul 20, 2018 · This study considered the mineralogical, elemental composition in form oxides and engineering properties such as particle size, specific gravity, bulk density water content and atterberg limits of two kaolin deposits in Kpankorogi in Edu Local Government of Kwara State and in IjeroEkiti in IjeroEkiti Local Government Area, Ekiti State.

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Geology of Nigeria Wikipedia

Nigeria also has other resources useful for energy and construction, including a poorly understood lignite belt in the south, kaolin, gypsum and feldspar. Coal mining provided much of the country''s energy between 1915 and 1960, although the industry has been in a longrunning decline, now providing energy only for smallscale kilns and smelters.

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The Composition and Physical Properties of Some Clays of

The Composition and Physical Properties of Some Clays of Cross River State, Nigeria L. E. Attah (PhD) Abstract Clay deposits collected from various loions in Cross River State, Nigeria were studied to determine their physical, compositional and firing characteristics in

Get Price

Nigeria: Solid Minerals in Nigeria an Overview (I

Mar 02, 2016 · A state by state account of the solid mineral deposit in Nigeria as well as their uses is the focus of the column for the week. ABIA: Clay and Coal. ADAMAWA: Coal, Gypsum, Magnetite and Clay.

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Geotechnical Properties and Geochemical Composition of

Kaolin is found in large quantities in many parts of Nigeria. The occurrence of clayrich deposits in the southwestern region has long attracted the attention of many researchers (e.g. Jones and Hockey, 1964) and further elicited other studies (e.g. Elueze, 1983 Enu and Adegoke, 1986) that looked at their industrial potentials.

Get Price

Solid minerals in Nigeria: An overview (1) The Guardian

Solid minerals in Nigeria: An overview (1) A state by state account of the solid mineral deposit in Nigeria as well as their uses is the focus of the column for the week. ABIA: Clay and Coal.

Get Price

LeadZincBarytes mineralization in the Benue Trough

Fig. 1 Map of the Benue Trough of Nigeria [4] Deposits of lead and zinc ores, galena and sphalerite respectively and barytes which are usually found together have long been known in the Benue Trough of Nigeria but they have only been mined in the past on a very small scale.

Get Price

clay deposit for refractory appliion LJS

huge availability of clay raw materials in Nigeria as well as intellectual researchers for production of refractory products of high quality and standards. In light of this situation, there has been an upsurge of interest in the area of developing good refractories from large deposit of clay spread across every region in Nigeria in the last

Get Price

Documentation, Appliion and Utilisation of Clay

endowments in Nigeria with a view to diversifying the economic base of the country, improving Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and industrial activity. One of these endowments with tremendous potential for economic utilization is clay. Clay deposit is spread across the six geo political zones of the country [12].

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Characterization of some clay deposits in South West Nigeria

Characterization of some clay deposits in South West Nigeria . Fatai O. ARAMIDE, Kenneth K. ALANEME, Peter A. OLUBAMBI, Joseph O. BORODE 47 . and 3.08% plagioclase/albite) and high content of kaolinite was considered

Get Price

Properties and Appliion of Nigerian Bentonite Clay

The vast deposits of Nigerian bentonite clay have many significant uses in different aspects of industrial fields of which the oil and gas industry is a potential consumer of this clay mineral.

Get Price

Bentonite Clay Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their

Bentonite Clay Just like Nigeria, there are other Africa countries that are also rich in this type of mineral resources. Bentonite Clay, also known as aluminium phyllosilie is an absorbent clay richly composed of montmorillonite and beidellite formed as result of the decomposition of volcanic ash mainly in the presence of water It has a boiling point of 2760 o C and melting of 1300°C.

Get Price

Edo as Nigeria''s Japan Vanguard News

Edo as Nigeria''s Japan. On February 13, In Benin City, Time Ceramics have commenced production of floor tiles because of abundance of clay deposit in the state. Other mineral deposits are

Get Price

Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits

Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits in Nigeria org 43 P a g e Solanki et al [15] studied some ten alluvial deposits in Gujarat state of India to obtain enough datasets which was used for correlation of various consolidation index properties.

Get Price

Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits

Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits in Nigeria org 43 P a g e Solanki et al [15] studied some ten alluvial deposits in Gujarat state of India to obtain enough datasets which was used for correlation of various consolidation index properties.

Get Price

Clay Wikipedia

Clay is a finelygrained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO 2), metal oxides (Al 2 O 3, MgO etc.) and organic matter. Geologic clay deposits are mostly composed of phyllosilie minerals containing variable amounts of water trapped in the mineral structure.

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Clay Wikipedia

Clay is a finelygrained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO 2), metal oxides (Al 2 O 3, MgO etc.) and organic matter. Geologic clay deposits are mostly composed of phyllosilie minerals containing variable amounts of water trapped in the mineral structure.

Get Price

GEOLOGY OF NIGERIA academia.edu

Nigeria has a rich traditional pottery industry that dates from the Stone Age. In all parts of the country, native pottery is a vibrant traditional art form and an established cottage industry for earthen wares. Modern industrial uses of clay for ceramics and bricks obtain throughout the country.

Get Price

Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits

Compression Index Correlation that Best Fits Clay Deposits in Nigeria org 43 P a g e Solanki et al [15] studied some ten alluvial deposits in Gujarat state of India to obtain enough datasets which was used for correlation of various consolidation index properties.

Get Price

Mineralogical and Geochemical Appraisal of Clay Deposits

Mineralogical and Geochemical Appraisal of Clay Deposits in Papalanto and Its Environs, Southwestern, Nigeria Adewole John Adeola1 & Modupe Adefunmi Olaleye1 1 Department of Geology and Mineral Sciences, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria

Get Price

INDUSTRIAL POTENTIAL OF SOME CLAY DEPOSITS IN KOGI

Keywords: Industrial, Potential, Clay Deposits, Kogi State Nigeria I. INTRODUCTION Clay is a common name for a number of finegrained, earthy materials that become plastic when wet. Chemically, clays are hydrous aluminum silies, ordinarily containing impurities, e.g., potassium, sodium,

Get Price

Natural Resources Embassy Of Nigeria Sweden

Nigeria is among countries in Africa with a wide variety of different natural resources. The country is richly endowed with natural resources ranging from industrial metals to various precious stones such as Barites, Gypsum, Kaolin and Marble. Most of these minerals are yet to be exploited.

Get Price

Properties and Appliion of Nigerian Bentonite Clay

The vast deposits of Nigerian bentonite clay have many significant uses in different aspects of industrial fields of which the oil and gas industry is a potential consumer of this clay mineral.

Get Price

Nigerian States And Their Natural Resources Politics

I brought out this list for us Nigerians to be reflective of the fact that upon all this, an average Nigerian is still suffering. Our roads are bad. The Government does not want to pay the minimum wage of just 18,000N which amounts to nothing. Nigeria has a lot of potentials and have been under explored by out Government. ABUJA Marble Clay

Get Price

MINING OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA BENTONITE MINING IN

Mar 02, 2016 · The mining industry in Nigeria is regulated by the The Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act of 2007,National Minerals and Metals Policy 2008 and Nigerian Minerals and Mining Regulations 2011. About 34 minerals deposits have been identified in Nigeria and one of such is Bentonite.

Get Price

Kaolin Mining in Nigeria, The PreFeasibility Report

Kaolin Mining in Nigeria, The PreFeasibility Report The bulk of the Kaolinitic clay deposits in the country are either sedimentary or residual in origin and are usually associated with granitic rocks. This report seeks to examine the financial viability or otherwise of mining crude kaolin in Nigeria. The business entails using

Get Price

Natural Resources in Nigeria: The Full List + Loions

Nigeria is blessed with numerous natural resources. The list below shows types of natural resources in each state.

Get Price

Comparative Analysis on Chemical Composition of Bentonite

hydration of these inorganic ions causes the clay mineral surface to be hydrophilic (Xi et al., 2007 Banik et al., 2015 Rodriguez et al., 2015). Clay deposits and clay minerals generally vary in nature, no two or more deposits can have exactly same clay minerals and frequently different samples of clay from the same deposits differ.

Get Price

Comparative Analysis on Chemical Composition of Bentonite

hydration of these inorganic ions causes the clay mineral surface to be hydrophilic (Xi et al., 2007 Banik et al., 2015 Rodriguez et al., 2015). Clay deposits and clay minerals generally vary in nature, no two or more deposits can have exactly same clay minerals and frequently different samples of clay from the same deposits differ.

Get Price

EXPLORATION OF CLAY FROM ANKPA NIGERIA

EXPLORATION OF CLAY FROM ANKPA NIGERIA, FOR THE PRODUCTION OF EARTHENWARE AND STONEWARE CERAMICS . ABSTRACT. This study explored the workability of clay from Ankpa Kogi State of Nigeria for the production of earthenware and stoneware ceramics. This research investigated a manageable area around Ankpa with clay deposits that are locally put to use by local

Get Price

Characterization and Qualitative Analysis of Some Nigerian

Characterization and Qualitative Analysis of Some Nigerian Clay Deposits for Rafractory Appliions 1,2D.O. Folorunso, 3P.Olubambi and 1,2J. O. Borode 1Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria 2Africa Materials Science And Engineering Networks: A CarnegieIAS (RISE) Networks

Get Price

MINING OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA BENTONITE MINING IN

Mar 02, 2016 · The mining industry in Nigeria is regulated by the The Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act of 2007,National Minerals and Metals Policy 2008 and Nigerian Minerals and Mining Regulations 2011. About 34 minerals deposits have been identified in Nigeria and one of such is Bentonite.

Get Price

CHARACTERIZATION OF UJOGBA CLAY DEPOSITS IN EDO

3Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Lagos, Nigeria *Corresponding author''s email: [email protected] Received 03 May, 2016 Revised 10 August, 2016 ABSTRACT Ujogba clay deposits in Esan Land, Edo State of Nigeria were characterized for refractory and other appliions. The

Get Price

Properties and appliion of Nigerian bentonite clay

The mineral characterization of bentonite clay deposits in Nigeria in its raw form have indied that the clays are mainly calciumbased montmorillonite and this differs significantly from the industry standard which is a sodium based montmorillonite clay.

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