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Nigerian States and Their Mineral Resources

The Nigerian States and Their Mineral Resources

ABUJA

  • Marble
  • Clay
  • Tantalite
  • Cassiterite
  • Gold (partially investigated)
  • Lead /Zinc (Traces)
  • Dolomite

ABIA STATE

  • Gold
  • Salt
  • Limestone
  • Lead/Zinc

ADAMAWA STATE

  • Kaolin
  • Bentonite
  • Gypsum
  • Magnesite

AKWA IBOM STATE

  • Lead/Zinc
  • Clay
  • Limestone
  • Uranium (Traced)
  • Salt
  • Lignite (Traced)

ANAMBRA STATE

  • Lead/Zinck
  • Clay
  • Limestone
  • Iron-Ore
  • Lignite (Partially investigated)
  • Salt
  • Glass-Sand
  • Phosphate
  • Gypsium

BAYELSA STATE

  • Clay
  • LimestGypsum (partially investigated)
  • Uranium (partially investigated)
  • Manganese
  • Lignite
  • Lead/Zinc (Traces)

BAUCHI STATE

  • Amethst (violet)
  • Gypsum
  • Lead/Zinc (Traces)
  • Uranium (partially investigated)

BENUE STATE

  • Lead/Zinc
  • Limestone
  • Iron-Ore
  • Coal
  • Clay
  • Marble
  • Salt
  • Berytes (traces)
  • Gemstones
  • Gypsum

BORNO STATE

  • Diatomite
  • Clay
  • Limestone
  • Hydro-carbon (oil and gas)

Partially investigated)

  • Gypsum
  • Kaolin
  • Bentonite

CROSS RIVER STATE

  • Limestone
  • Uranium
  • Manganese
  • Lignite
  • Lead/Zinc
  • Salt

DELTA STATE

  • Marble
  • Glass Sand
  • Gypsum
  • Lignite
  • Iron-Ore
  • Kaolin

EBONYI STATE

  • Lead
  • Gold
  • Salt

EDO STATE

  • Marble
  • Lignite
  • Clay
  • Limestone
  • Iron Ore
  • Gypsum
  • Glass-sand
  • Gold
  • Dolomite Phosphate
  • Bitumen

EKITI STATE

  • Kaolin
  • Feldsper
  • Tatium
  • Granite
  • Syenite

ENUGU STATE

  • Coal
  • Limestone
  • Lead/Zinc

GOMBE STATE

  • Gemstone
  • Gysium

IMO STATE

  • Kead/Zinc
  • Limestone
  • Lignite
  • Phosphate
  • Marcasite
  • Gypsum
  • Salt

JIGAWA STATE

  • Butytes

KADUNA STATE

  • Sapphire
  • Kaoline
  • Gold
  • Clay
  • Surpentinite
  • Asbestos
  • Amethyst
  • Kyanite
  • Graphite (partally investgated)
  • Silhnite
  • Mica (Traces)
  • Aqua marine
  • Ruby
  • Rock Crystal
  • Topaz
  • Flosper
  • Tourmaline
  • Gemstone
  • Tentalime

KANO STATE

  • Prrochinre
  • Cassiterite
  • Copper
  • Glass – Sand
  • Gemstone
  • Lead/Zinc
  • Tantalite

KATSINA STATE

  • Kaolin
  • Marble
  • Salt

KEBBI STATE

  • Gold

KOGI STATE

  • Iron-Ore
  • Kaolin
  • Gypsium
  • Feldsper
  • Coal
  • Marble
  • Dolomite
  • Talc
  • Tantalite

KWARA STATE

  • Gold
  • Marble
  • Iron-Ore
  • Cassiterite
  • Colubite
  • Tantalite
  • Feldspar (Traces)
  • Mica (Traces)

LAGOS STATE

  • Glass-sand
  • Clay
  • Bitumen

NASARAWA STATE

  • Beryl (Emerald)
  • Asquamirine and
  • Haliodor)
  • Dolomite/Marble
  • Sapphire
  • Tourmaline
  • Quartz- Amethyst (Topaz, gamet)
  • Zireon
  • Tantalite
  • Cassiterite
  • Columbite
  • Limenite
  • Galena
  • Iron-Ore
  • Barytes
  • Feldspar
  • Limesstone
  • Mica
  • Cooking coal
  • Talc
  • Cay
  • Salt
  • Chalcopyrite

NIGER STATE

  • Gold
  • Talc
  • Lead/Zinc

OGUN STATE

  • Phosphate
  • Clay
  • Feldspar (traces)
  • Kaolin
  • Limestone
  • Germstone
  • Bitumen

ONDO STATE

  • Bitumen
  • Kaolin
  • Gemstone
  • Gypsium
  • Feldspar
  • Granite
  • Clay
  • Glass-sand
  • Dimesion stones
  • Limestone
  • Coal

OSUN STATE

  • Gikd
  • Talc
  • Toumaline
  • Toumaline
  • Colimbite
  • Granite

OYO STATE

  • Kaoline
  • Marble
  • Clay
  • Sillimnote
  • Talc
  • Gold
  • Cassiterite
  • Aqua Marine
  • Dolomite
  • Gemstone
  • Tantalite

PLATEAU STATE

  • Emerald
  • Tin
  • Marble
  • Granite
  • Tantalite/columbit
  • Lead/Zinc
  • Barytes
  • Iron-Ore
  • Kaolin
  • Belonite
  • Cassiterrite
  • Phrochlore
  • Clay
  • Coal
  • Wolfam
  • Salt
  • Bismuth
  • Fluoride
  • Molybdenite
  • Gemstone
  • Bauxite

RIVER STATE

  • Glass-sand
  • Clay
  • Marble
  • Lignite (traces)

SOKOTO STATE
Kaolin

  • Gold

= Limestone

  • Phosphate
  • Gypsum
  • silica-sand
  • Clay
  • Laterrite
  • Potash
  • Flakes
  • Granite
  • Gold
  • Salt

TARABA STATE

  • Kaolin
  • Lead/Zinc

YOBE STATE

  • Tintomite
  • Soda Ash (partially Investigated)

ZAMFARA STATE

  • Goal
  • Cotton
  • Gold

Published by Mary Oge Chuks

July 24, 2011

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