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Geology of Nigeria

Geology of Nigeria

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Published by Rock View (Nigeria) Ltd. in Jos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by C.A. Kogbe.
      ContributionsKogbe, C. A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE327.N5 G47 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination538 p. :
      Number of Pages538
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1595224M
      LC Control Number91127362

      Canadian Diamonds Canadian Diamond Mines produce some of the largest and highest quality diamonds! Part 3 presents the mineral resources of Nigeria, their geological environment, mode of occurrence, localities and where possible their estimated reserves. It occurs in any color and has many industrial uses. He has been a resource person on several occasions to the Geological Survey of Nigeria Agency on the review of different segments of the geological map of Nigeria. At the top of these fault blocks sub basins can form.

      Basin inversion forms anticline structures, which serve as a great oil trap. Jade has been used as a gemstone and a tool-making material for for s of years. He has been a resource person on several occasions to the Geological Survey of Nigeria Agency on the review of different segments of the geological map of Nigeria. It is the rarest and most valuable chalcedony. Aventurine Aventurine - a translucent quartz with reflective inclusions that cause aventurescence. The water table in the Sokoto Group varies widely between 20 and meters deep, unconfined near the surface and confined in lower layers of the Gwandu Formation.

      Its hardness is 8. Lithology[ edit ] Sealevel highstand and lowstand mapped on a crossection of the basin The sediment fill in the Niger Delta basin is characterized by three major depobelts. Fire Agate Fire Agate is a rare brown agate that exhibits iridescent colors of red, orange, yellow and green. It is considered a growth fault and the feature lies closer towards the basins edge and transitions to the toe detachment faulting as you continue down the basin. The Pan-African orogeny in the late Proterozoic affected all of the Archean and Paleoproterozoic rocks in the region.


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Geology of Nigeria book

Browse through our free geoscience and geology books and prepare for your exams. It is composed of continental flood plain sands and alluvial deposits. Read before you buy a tumbler. Star Garnet Star Garnets are found in only a few locations worldwide.

Iolite Iolite is the gem variety of the mineral cordierite. However, by the Campanian and the Maastrichtianthe Nkporo Formation records shale, mudstone, limestone and sandstones formed in an offshore environment.

Marine shales of the Fika Formation formed during the Senonian. Corundum Corundum is the third hardest mineral. The Maastrichtian age brought a large marine transgression to southwest Nigeria, depositing the Abeokuta Formation.

Geology and Mineral Resources of Nigeria

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The Akata Formation formed during lowstands in relative sea level and anoxic conditions. Yellow Diamonds Yellow Diamonds are the most valuable yellow gems and the 2nd most common fancy diamond.

The shales contain significant amount of organic matter and may be a potential source for the hydrocarbons in the northern part of the Niger Delta Reijers and Nwajide, The lithologic composition of the Asu River Group comprises limestones, shales, micacous siltstones, mudstones and clays Offodile, ; Obaje, The second is that the application of the well-established Anambra Basin names: This is the planting season in the north.

At the beginning of the Paleocene there was a significant shoreline transgression. During the Santonian age of the Cretaceoussea levels dropped. It is a marine facies defined by both freshwater and deep sea characteristics. This book provides a detailed description of Nigeria's geology and mineral resources with the aim of promoting sustainable economic development of Nigeria's mineral and petroleum sectors.

Tiffany Stone Tiffany Stone is a rare purple, blue and white rock, mined in Utah, and used as a gem. Snowflakes How Do Snowflakes Form? Concurrently, the basin had been undergoing extension resulting in high angle normal faults and fault block rotation. Comparing their properties with the definition of a mineral.

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A capstone course taken in the summer of a student’s junior or senior year, the course pulls together all the methods learned in the classroom in other core courses. Geology and Mineral Resources of Nigeria (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences Book ) - Kindle edition by Nuhu George Obaje.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Geology and Mineral Resources of Nigeria (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences Book ).Manufacturer: Springer. Geology -- Nigeria.

See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Geology; Nigeria; Filed under: Geology -- Nigeria The Geology and Geography of Northern Nigeria (with appendices on mineral resources and paleontology; some front pages missing; London: Macmillan and Co., ), by John Downie Falconer, contrib.

by Arthur Longbottom and Henry Woods (page images at HathiTrust; US. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 discusses the geology of the crystalline rocks and their regional distribution while the sedimentary basins constitute the subject of Part 2. Part 3 takes the mineral resources of Nigeria one on one, their geological environment, mode of occurrence, localities and where possible the reserves estimation.

Geology of Nigeria. C. A. Kogbe, University of Ife. Center for Advanced Studies. Elizabethan Publishing Company, - Geology - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people deposits diorite emplacement Eocene export facies fayalite feldspar field figure fine first flow folding foliation Formation Geol Geology gneisses.

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