The Gboko Limestone, Yandev, Benue State, Nigeria: Geology, Geochemistry and Industrial Potentials. Anuba Basil Ofulume, Sabinus. An overview of the geology and hydrogeology of Nigeria . The geology of Nigeria, as detailed in Kogbe (), is made up of three main rock. Buy Geology of Nigeria. by C. A. Kogbe (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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These palynomorphs indicate an kogbd Senonian age. Airborne radiometric surveys carried out by the Geological Survey of Nigeria in the Sokoto Basin indicate some uranium anomalies in the area.

Geology of Nigeria

Katsina, Kebbi, Zamfara The plateau is made up of two distinct platforms that lie at different levels: The high-grade columbite from the Younger Granites occurs in the form of small, black, platy crystals, averaging less kovbe 0. The Gboko limestone can be correlated to the Jangerigeri limestone in terms of age and environment of deposition.

Remember me on this computer. The Geological Survey of Nigeria Agency has also been responsible for the regional mapping, airborne magnetic and radiometric surveys which provide an invaluab le base for more detailed exploration. The loose cementation of the sediments in the Wurno Formation makes them permeable to any uranium rich groundwater.

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The banded iron formation of Geoloogy generally occurs in metamorphosed folded bands, associated with Precambrian basement complex rocks which include low grade metasediments, high grade schist, gneisses and migmatites.


The sand is then geoology into a pot with a hole inside. They also point to the close association in Ilesha and Egbe area of tin-bearing pegmatites with schist belts and suggest metamorphic processes as important although Kinnaird relates them to late or post-Pan-African orogenic granites.

This study investigated the cause of identified zones of overpressure in some selected wells in a field in the Niger Delta sedimentary basin. It was encountered in drillholes at Araromi, the type locality, at — m, and also in Ojo-1, Gbekebo-1, Ise-2 and Afowo-1 at depths — 1, —1, 1,—2, and —1, m respectively.

However, in some parts of the east and many areas near the coast, the high rainfall has led to badly leached soils and severe erosion in some places. Trace fossils especially Thallasanoides are frequently preserved.

The Older Granites Pan African granitoids 4. At Agbabu, there is no bitumen seeping at the nigeriia. The Agbaja plateau is Cretaceous in age. There are differing views on their relationships. The major soil types in Nigeria, according to FAO soil taxonomy legends are fluvisols, regosols, gleysols, acrisols, ferrasols, alisols, lixisols, cambisols, luvisols, nitosols, arenosols and vertisols.

Students should take the course very seriously, so that they can get all information and exposures they needed to have about Nigeria. The first Middle Albian transgression ended about the Cenomanian, marking its shorelines with the deposition of the limesto ne s of the Odukpani Formation, at the Calabar flank, in the southeast.

It I underlain by bituminous layer m underlain by shaly units which is also underlain by lower bitumous 3 m east, 22 m westwards.


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Geology — Nigeria — Congresses. However, NE trending alignments of complexes are noticeable, perhaps reflecting deep seated zones of weakness in the basement, but there are no obvious surface relationships between location and regional tectonic features Black and Girod, The deposition took place in a presumably shallow marine coastal environme nt.

Within the basement complex of Nigeria four major petro-lithological units are distinguishable, namely: Combined effects of temperature, humidity and rainfall, and particular ly, the variations that occur in the rainfall that govern the natural vegetation zones exerts a major influence on the types of indigenous plants that grow or the exotic types that can be introduced successfully into the country.

The majority are between and km2 with circular or elliptica l outlines.

The Karaukarau Schist Belt 3. There is a ridge nigwria is very extensive. Ilesha, Maru, Anka, Kushaka but not with others e. In the Ilesha Elueze, and Egbe Garba, areas, gold occurs in the amphibolites in amounts above the average primary gold content for similar rocks and is sufficient to provide the source of some of the alluvial deposits.

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