A geologic field report on the geology of part of the oban massif and calabar flank, south eastern nigeria ayodele. Notes on the geology of mamfe division, camerouns province. The geology of igarra, south west nigeria adarighofua o. The sokoto basin nigerian sector of the iullemmeden basin. According to reports by the geological survey of nigeria agency, nigeria has some 34 known major mineral deposits distributed in locations across the country.
Amelina 0 0 beninese company of hydrocarbon cbh 01 bp 8060 cotonou, benin 1 university of abomeycalavi, 01 bp 526 cotonou, benin geology and petroleum systems of the offshore benin basin benin this paper. It attributes this to a growing middle class driving demand for residential property development, and indirectly. The field geology of nigeria was carried out by the department of geological sciences, achievers university between monday, 25th april and saturday, 30th april 2016. Total seeks to sell stake in major nigerian offshore block. Geological survey editorial standards or with the north american stratigraphic. Figure 1 simplified geologic map of nigeria showing the study area a. At the request of the federal republic of nigeria, unep has conducted an independent assessment of the environment and public health impacts of oil contamination in ogoniland, in the niger delta, and options for remediation. A geologic field report on the geology of part of the oban. Geotechnical investigations of this report were carried out by an environmental and engineering geology masters student and hydrogeology honours student from the university of pretoria as a part of educational project under supervision of matthys a. Linkpage citation nigeria is on the west coast of africa, on latitudes 4degrees north of the equator and latitudes 3degrees and 14degrees on the east of the greenwich meridian. A bibliography of geological studies on the benue trough of nigeria. A geologic field report on the geology of part of the oban massif and calabar flank, south eastern nigeria ayodele, moses oyewole1.
Below is the report of the field work based on observation made on. Its coast in the south is located on the gulf of guinea in the atlantic ocean. Lateral variation in magnetic susceptibility and remanence give rise to spatial variations in the magnetic field it is expressed in so called magnetic anomalies, i. The country of nigeria has some natural hazards, including periodic droughts and floods. It comprises the following prominent machine tools with other supporting machines and equipments. It consists predominantly of a gently undulating plain with an average elevation varying from 250 to 400 m above sealevel. Geology and earth science news, articles, photos, maps and more. Geology and petroleum systems of the offshore benin basin benin c. Department of geology, modibbo adama university of technology, yola nigeria abstract. Geology of nigeria by kogbe pdf the gboko limestone, yandev, benue state, nigeria.
Geology and mineral resources of nigeria request pdf. A site is located in kwamhlanga, mpumalanga near the r573 road wellknown. Southwestern nigeria, have been used to infer the metamorphism, evolution and deformation history prevalent in the igarra. Niger delta province, nigeria, cameroon, and equatorial guinea, africa by michele l. Its southern coast is on the gulf of guinea in the atlantic ocean.
The federation comprises 36 states and 1 federal capital territory, where the capital, abuja, is located. Groundwater hydrology of the chad basin in bornu and. A geologic field report on the geology of afikpo basin, lower benue trough, south eastern nigeria ayodele moses oyewole1 and ukaegbu, v. The purpose of this report is to provide information seeed studio relay shield pdf download the geology and petroleum potential of selected sedimentary basins in the newfoundland and labrador offshore. Over 4,000 samples collected for analysis from more than 200 sites media resources press release en press release fr executive summary download images site fact sheets. The first survey of the geology of nigeria was undertaken immediately after the establishment of the geological survey of nigeria in. Pdf textbook of engineering geology by n chenna kesavulu. Geology and mineral resources of nigeria nuhu george obaje. A mineral survey of the cretaceous of the benue valley, nigeria. Geology nigeria the geology and geography of northern nigeria with appendices on mineral resources and paleontology. Review of the basement geology and mineral belts of nigeria. Benue trough of nigeria as an intracratonic rift structure which extends from the northern limit of.
Leadzincbarytes mineralization in the benue trough. Review of the basement geology of southwestern nigeria m. The area is part of the middle benue trough of nigeria and the area is composed of the late albian cenomanian awe and keana formations consisting essentially of sandstones with intercalations of bands of shales and clays and cenozoic volcanics. If you dont have an account with springer immediately available per pdf download no of nigeria s geology and mineral resources with the aim of promoting. The study area covered abuni and its environs in the awe local government area of nasarawa state, nigeria. Sample field trip reports below are links to five sample field trip reports. Geology and mineral resources of nigeria springerlink. Resource estimate for the segilola gold deposit, osun state. Olusiji samuel ayodele department of geology, ekiti state university, p. Geological survey of nigeria agency has played an active role in the exploration for mineral deposits in nigeria. The geological profile of ogoniland, including the depth and quality of groundwater, is a key factor when assessing contaminated sites. An integrated approach to the study of mineralization in jibya area of katsina. Geology of the benue trough the linear nesw trending benue trough figure 2 has a length of approximately 800km and open.
This multidisciplinary publication was initiated in 1963, and to 1965 titled the journal of the nigerian mining geological and metallurgical society. Geologic map of the sokoto basin, northwestern nigeria. Geology of the plateau tinfields interim report no. The geologic setting of southwestern part of nigeria to be. Geohydrologic section through northeastern sokoto basin, north western nigeria, showing principal aquifers and confining beds. Updated resource estimate for the segilola gold deposit, osun state, nigeria for thor explorations ltd march 2016 prepared for thor explorations ltd authors. Geology and mineral resources of the lower benue trough. It is bounded on the west by the republic of benin while the southern boundary of the state is formed by the 180km long atlantic coastline figure 1.
The geology of nigeria, as detailed in kogbe 1989, is made up of three main rock groups. This one provides a spectrum sweep of key publications over. Geology and mineral resources of the lower benue trough, nigeria. Rahaman preliminary report on the field relationships of the basement complex rocks around igarra, midwest i. An overview of the geology and hydr ogeology of nigeria 191 groundwater contamination in rural areas has recently become the primary subject of groundwater investigations, particularly in dev. Part 1 discusses the geology of the crystalline rocks and their regional distribution while the sedimentary basins constitute the subject of part 2. Between these massifs, sedimentary basins are strung out along a northeastsouthwest axis from lake chad to the niger delta, i. Odeyemi intermediate rocks from older granite complexes. Nigeria is a vast country with considerable wealth in natural resources and understanding nigerias geology is critical for efficient exploration and exploitation of these resources. A bibliography of geological studies on the benue trough of. Waec gce past questions and answers free download pdf all. Nigeria geology jobs, geology job vacancies in nigeria. A geological map identifies and shows the distribution of various rock types in area. They are actual student reports in their original form no editing or spelling correction, except that the names and photos have been removed.
Its overall objective is to promote sustainable poverty reduction by strengthening local governance and participatory planning. The soil type and size of the soil grains and their distribution are. Pdf stratigraphic report of the middle benue trough. Publications of ngsa nigeria geological survey agency. Pdf comparing the various rock types in southwestern nigeria, and sequences of the event that led to their evolution with the basement. The benue trough is one of the seven main sedimentary structural features in the sene nigeria. It provides the government, stakeholders and the international community with invaluable, baseline information on the scale. T abuja is almost predominantly underlain by high grade metamorphism and igneous rocks of precambrian age generally trending nnessw, these rocks consists of gneiss, migmatites, granites and schist belt outcrops along the eastern margin of the area. The iullemmeden basin in northwestern nigeria is known locally as the sokoto basin. Iron ore, niobium, lead, tin and zinc are some of the metal resources. Download sedimentarybasinsandpetroleumgeology ofthemiddleeastasalsharhan for free sedimentary. Interested candidates should possess a degree in geology, geophysics or other earth or physical science or any other related engineering discipline with at least 3 years work experience. Geology and mineral resources of nigeria nuhu george.
Contains details on the geological units of nigeria and the associated mineral resources. Regional geology of nigeria geology, nigeria the mapped area falls within the benue trough the oldest sedimentary rocks in nigeria is in this trough and they are of lower cretaceous age. The report is a component of an integrated development programme for the delta region. Amelina 0 0 beninese company of hydrocarbon cbh 01 bp 8060 cotonou, benin 1 university of abomeycalavi, 01 bp 526 cotonou, benin geology and petroleum systems of the offshore benin. Half of nigeria s land is composed of three main basement complexes located in the west, the northwest and the southeast. The aim of the field trip was to expose students to the regional geology of the. Download textbook of engineering geology by n chenna kesavulu geology is the science of the earth geo earth logo study or science it deals with different aspects of the earth as a whole such as i. Resource estimate for the segilola gold deposit, osun. Review of geology and mineral resources of nigeria article pdf available in economic geology 1063. According to reports by the geological survey of nigeria agency, nigeria has some 44 known major mineral deposits distributed in locations across the country. Rahaman preliminary report on the field relationships of the basement complex rocks around. Apr 30, 2009 the iullemmeden basin in northwestern nigeria is known locally as the sokoto basin. Sedimentary basins range in size from as small as hundreds of.
Doc geology of nigeria vincent kalu and stanless pee. Its current title, journal of mining and geology adopted from the edition for 1966, was modified between 1982 and 1987, as the nigerian journal of mining and geology. A hydrogeological approach to the drainage problems at the onyeama mine enugu coal field abstract 9th annual conference of nigerian mining and geological society, jos 1973. Ofoegbu department of geological sciences, university of durham, durham dh 1 3le, u. This report represents the best available understanding as to what has happened to the environment of ogoniland and the corresponding implications for a. Corporate headhunters nigeria limited our client is recruiting to fill the position of. The mineral resources so far reported in the trough by the geological survey of nigeria agency are discussed below. Over 4,000 samples collected for analysis from more than 200 sites media resources press release en press release fr executive summary. The mineral belts of nigeria include both pan african structures ns, nnessw, enewsw, well preserved in the western province of the nigeria basement complex and the mesozoic to early cenozoic structures nesw and enewsw, less well defined in the eastern. See also whats at your library, or elsewhere broader terms. It shares boundaries with the republics of benin and niger in the west, cameroon in the east, niger and chad in the north and. Sedimentary basins and petroleum geology pdf download.
This book provides a detailed description of nigerias geology and mineral resources with the aim of promoting sustainable economic development of nigerias. P3 1department of geology, university of port harcourt, nigeria 1centre of petroleum geosciences, uniport 2department of earth sciences, federal university of petroleum resources, effurun. Geologic mapping of the study area revealed three dominant lithologic units namely. Pdf an overview of the geology and hydrogeology of nigeria. Broadhead, new mexico bureau of geology and mineral resources, a division of new mexico institute of mining and technology introduction the oil and natural gas that are produced from oil and gas fields reside in porous. Lagos state is located in the southwestern coast of nigeria approximately between latitudes 6022n and 6052n and longitudes 2042e and 3042e odumosu et al. Fence diagram showing subsurface geology of wstern sokoto province, northwestern nigeria. The lower benue trough like other sedimentary basins in nigeria is found to be endowed with mineral resources. This publication seeks to raise awareness of the potential impacts of nigerian bitumen development, and asks two questions. Stratigraphic report of the middle benue trough, nigeria. Jelsma encyclopedia of life support systems eolss the worldwide 1. Fausimm, cp sacnspstephen mawson, msc, gssa ni 43101 report. Geology and petroleum systems of the offshore benin basin. The other natural resources include limestone and arable land.1446 1327 1186 1248 893 367 1492 491 1170 55 116 1181 704 846 575 636 851 1336 603 203 988 1520 1474 1644 558 1494 519 43 307 517 55 36 537 1281 479