Research Papers/Topics in Mineral Exploration

Effect of Small - Scale Quarry Mining On Well Being of Female Quarry Workers

Abstract This study looked at the participation of women in quarry mine pits of Ebonyi state and their well-being , covering the three senatorial zones of Ebonyi north, Ebonyi central and south. In these zones, six (6) local government areas were covered. The involvement of these women at the quarry mine pits were investigated through a number of issues which include the factors that lead them to participate in the stone mine pits whether on grounds of poverty, lack of education, nearness of ...

Analysis of Properties of Kaolin Deposits in Nigeria (Case Of Studies of Kpankorogi and Ijero-Ekiti)

ABSTRACT 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 Ijero-Ekiti in Ijero-Ekiti Local Government Area, Ekiti State.This is  with a view to assessing their potentials for Various industrial applications. The analyses includes X-Ray Diffraction (XRD and X-Ray Fluo...