Gombe Coal Mining Deposit

  • List of Solid Minerals in Nigeria and their Locations

    Now I will discuss the major solid minerals starting with coal Coal was first discovered in 1909 in the South Eastern state of Enugu in Nigeria and it s exploration began at Ogbete Mine in 1916 This coal of Nigeria happens to be among the best coal in the globe because of it s low sulphur and ash content which resulted in an ecofriendly coal

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  • Inorganic Geochemical Evaluation of Maastrichtian Coal at

    Huge deposits of coal have been confirmed in Maiganga coal mine in Gombe The location is bounded by latitude 10˚02 39 N and longitude 11˚12 17 E In recent times certain aspects of the coal deposit have been investigated

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  • PDF IMPACT OF COAL MINING ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND

    On going research work with The aim is to assess the level at which coal mining has impacted on the Maiganga environment and community livelihood of Akko Local Government Area of Gombe

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  • Chemistry of Maiganga Coal Deposit Upper Benue Trough

    Implication of Mining to Health in Maiganga Coal Mine Gombe State Nigeria Amosu Enitan Eniola Abstract Operations of mining are large industrial scale in nature with significant environmental impacts The mining industry generates and produces wastes containing high concentrations of

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  • Mineral Potential In Nigeria

    Mining industry of Nigeria Wikipedia Mining regulation is handled by the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development which oversees the management of all mineral resources Mining law is codified in the Federal Minerals and Mining Act of 1999 Historically Nigeria s mining industry was monopolized by state owned public corporations

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  • PROXIMATE AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF COAL

    PROXIMATE AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF COAL DEPOSITS AT MAIGANGA IN AKKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA GOMBE STATE NIGERIA by 1 Y and 2 O N Maitera 1 Department of 20 Samples of coal were gathered from Maiganga coal mine at four seams Layers buried deep inside the soil Five samples each were collected from the four different

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  • Estimation of some selected Heavy Metals in the Soil of

    Keywords Estimation of Some Selected Heavy Metals Gombe Nigeria In the Soil of Maiganga Coal Mine and Environs INTRODUCTION Coal Mining Mining can be define as the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the ores in various part of

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  • Chemistry of Maiganga Coal Deposit Upper Benue Trough

    The study area covers Maiganga Coal deposit located at Maiganga village in Akko Local Government Area of Gombe state The Maiganga coal mine is located at 8 km off Gombe Yola road immediately after Kumo town The present study area is located within the Gombe Formation precisely at Maiganga coal mine near Kumo in Akko LGA

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  • Radiological Implications of Coal Mining Activities in

    Sep 12 2017· Maiganga community lies between latitude 10°02 ′ 10°05 ′ and longitude 11°06 ′ 11°08 ′ in Akko local government area of Gombe in North eastern Nigeria Fig 1 It is a thermally immature lignite to sub bituminous coal deposit hosted within the Maastrichtian Gombe formation of Northern Benue Trough in north eastern Nigeria Kolo et al 2016

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  • Appraisal of the Economic Geology of Nigerian Coal Resources

    Mineable coal deposits in Nigeria occur at Enugu Okaba Ogboyaga Orukpa Obi Lafia Gombe and Chikila Obaje 2009 There is a reported occurrence of coal seams in Ezimo Enugu State Iyoko River east of Ukana and Egodo River near Okpatu both in Benue State There is a main coal seam in Inyi area Enugu State Inyi coal deposit is

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  • Nigeria The magic of smokeless coal IEA Clean Coal Centre

    Jan 02 2019· Coal production started in Nigeria in 1902 and it was the main energy source for the country until 1960 The Nation s enquiries show that coal is in about 19 states Expert put the coal deposit at about billion metric tons A study by Behre Dolbear Company USA Inc shows that the Anambra Coal Basin is of seven coal mining districts

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  • AN ASSESSMENT ON SOME SELECTED HEAVY METALS IN

    Buba and highest value of at depth of 0 5cm in Maiganga Coal Mine Cd has the lowest value of at a depth of 10 15cm in Maiganga Coal Mine and highest value at a depth 10 15cm in farmland area while Cu has the lowest value of at a depth of 0 5cm and 5

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  • #AfrikaVuka A call to stop the issuance of coal mining

    Sep 29 2020· The COAL FREE NIGERIA Campaign was influenced by a report commissioned by in 2019 on the status of coal mining in Nigeria The report showed that coal mining in Kogi Benue and Gombe states has led to extensive environmental degradation including the contamination of air water and soil with severe effects on the health of local

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  • PDF Solid Mineral Deposits and Mining in Nigeria A

    May 11 2019· Solid Mineral Deposits and Mining in Nigeria A Sector in Transitional Change bitumen and coal deposits form the c ore of a roadmap for the Gombe

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  • PROXIMATE AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF COAL

    PROXIMATE AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF COAL DEPOSITS AT MAIGANGA IN AKKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA GOMBE STATE NIGERIA by 1 Y and 2 O N Maitera 1 Department of 20 Samples of coal were gathered from Maiganga coal mine at four seams Layers buried deep inside the soil Five samples each were collected from the four different

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  • Quantification and Radiological Risk Estimation Due to the

    Jun 27 2016· Thirty three coal samples from Maiganga coal mine Gombe Northeast Nigeria were characterized for their 226 Ra 232 Th and 40 K activity concentrations using HPGe gamma spectrometer The mean activities of 226 Ra 232 Th and 40 K were ± ± and ± Bq kg −1 respectively

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  • List of Natural Mineral Resources Found in Gombe State

    Aug 12 2020· Coal In Gombe state at Akko Local government area there is the Maigana coal mine Coal is one of the most abundant solid minerals that can be found in the state In the year 2006 coal was discovered in Gombe state and a whole community was displaced and billions of naira awarded to contractors to commence mining activities

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  • List of Mineral Resources in Nigeria and Their Location

    Jan 27 2021· The exploration of coal started at the ogubate mine in 1918 Research has also shown that Nigeria coal is one of the best coal in the world because of its low sulphur and ash content which makes it eco friendly Nigeria has nearly 3 billion tonnes of coal reserves in 17 coal fields and only over 600 tonnes of the proven reserve is present

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  • Nigeria The magic of smokeless coal IEA Clean Coal Centre

    Jan 02 2019· Coal production started in Nigeria in 1902 and it was the main energy source for the country until 1960 The Nation s enquiries show that coal is in about 19 states Expert put the coal deposit at about billion metric tons A study by Behre Dolbear Company USA Inc shows that the Anambra Coal Basin is of seven coal mining districts

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  • List of Natural Mineral Resources Found in Gombe State

    Aug 12 2020· Coal In Gombe state at Akko Local government area there is the Maigana coal mine Coal is one of the most abundant solid minerals that can be found in the state In the year 2006 coal was discovered in Gombe state and a whole community was displaced and billions of naira awarded to contractors to commence mining activities

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  • Chemistry of Maiganga Coal Deposit Upper Benue Trough

    The study area covers Maiganga Coal deposit located at Maiganga village in Akko Local Government Area of Gombe state The Maiganga coal mine is located at 8 km off Gombe Yola road immediately after Kumo town The present study area is located within the Gombe Formation precisely at Maiganga coal mine near Kumo in Akko LGA

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  • HEAVY METALS ANALYSIS OF COAL DEPOSITS AT

    HEAVY METALS ANALYSIS OF COAL DEPOSITS AT MAIGANGA IN AKKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA GOMBE N and 3 NdahiJ A 1 Department ofChemistry Gombe State University Gombe Gombe State 2 Department of Chemistry ModibboAdama University of Technology Yola 2076 Yola Adamawa State metals released in the mining and burning of

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  • NIGERIAN CRETACEOUS COAL DEPOSITS AND THEIR

    their petroleum source rock potential based on Rock Eval pyrolysis These coal deposits which occur entirely within the Anambra Basin/Benue Trough have been mapped at Owukpa Okaba Ogboyaga Omelehu Lafia Obi and at Gombe Kumo Some of these coal deposits lie deep down

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  • NIGERIAN CRETACEOUS COAL DEPOSITS AND THEIR

    their petroleum source rock potential based on Rock Eval pyrolysis These coal deposits which occur entirely within the Anambra Basin/Benue Trough have been mapped at Owukpa Okaba Ogboyaga Omelehu Lafia Obi and at Gombe Kumo Some of these coal deposits lie deep down

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  • PDF The Maiganga Coal Deposit Bituminous Sub

    the Gombe Sandstone is a This study was conducted to upgrade the quality of Achibo Sombo coal deposits by physiochemical beneficiation methods particularly by using froth floatation technique

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