Suitability of Some Selected Clays in Ondo and Ekiti States for the ... Ondo and Ekiti state. The exploration of these materials will definitely reduced the cost production and also ... found in local clay deposit in Ondo and Ekiti States, most especially kaolin which is highly refractory and Ball clay which can act as binders to hold the
Ilaje is a Local Government Area in Ondo State, headquarters are in the town of Igbokoda. The Ilajes are a distinct migratory coastal linguistic group of Yoruba peoples spread along the coastal belts of Ondo, Ogun, Lagos and Delta states, and originally made up of four geopolitical entities namely: Ode Ugbo, Ode Mahin, Ode Etikan and Aheri.
This study is designed to investigatethe suitability of selected Nigeria clay deposit for clay based ceramic water filters (CWFs). Clay samples were taken from five randomly selected locations in Nigeria Namely: Okpella (Edo1) and Ojirami (Edo2) in Edo; Ikere in Ekiti state; FUTA in Ondo state and Oni
Dec 06, 2016· The geochemistry and bulk mineralogy of surface (030 cm) and subsurface (6090 cm) soil samples in the bitumen environment of Ondo State Nigeria was studied using XRay Florescence and XRay Diffraction techniques. The bulk minerals were qualitatively studied with EVA software and quantified using Rietveld refinement method. The mineralogy was found to be essentially quartz, …
Cross River State has large deposits of clay and other minerals used in the production of ceramic tiles and other ceramic products. Clay is an unconsolidated rock matter, with very fine grain which is plastic when wet and undergoes ceramic change to become hard and stony when heated.
The physical and chemical properties of clay deposits around IsuaAkoko, Akure, Lafe and Ayadi in Ondo State southwestern Nigeria have been examined. The results have shown that IsuaAkoko, Akure and Lafe Clays are plastic fire clays while Ayadi clay is kaolinite.
the Ifon clay deposit in Ondo State Nigeria with the addition of carbonized palm kernel shell. 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS Materials The materials utilized in this research work are Ifon clay and Carbonized palm kernel shell. The Ifon clay was collected from Ifon (an area fond to be rich in fireclay), Ose Local Government Area of
Clay Mineral Deposits Africa is endowed with clay rich countries and clay is gotten from majority of the states in Nigeria, and is deposited in most of the states in larger quantities, the states include; Abuja (FCT) Akwa Ibom, Anambra State, Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Lagos, Nasarawa, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, and Sokoto. Clay has ...
properties of clay based ceramics produced from Ifon clay (from Ondo State, Nigeria) were investigated. Clay sourced from the deposit was processed through hydrometallurgical means. The processed dried clay powders were uniaxially compacted into standard sample dimensions and fired at various
and Iseyin clay (Sample C). Ifon is a town in Ondo State, Nigeria. Its geographical coordinates are 6°55' 0" North, 5°46' 0" East. It is the headquarters and seat of government of Osẹ Local Government Area. Ifon is a junction town with two axes to Edo State and one to the rest of Ondo State. It lies at
the community. The focus of this work is to investigate clay deposits around Erusu Akoko with a view to establish their geotechnical properties and characterize the clay mineral suites in the clays. 2 Description of the Study Area . The ancient town of Erusu Akoko is located within the North Senatorial district of Ondo State, Nigeria.
The materials that were used for this research included a raw clay sample collected from a huge deposit in Ikere–Ekiti, southern part of Nigeria, silica sand from Igbokoda, in Ondo State and high alumina cement (HAC) (Secar 71) from Vesuvius, South Africa.
Nigeria Natural Resources Nigeria is one of those countries in Africa that has a wide variety of different natural resources. Nigeria is richly endowed with a variety of Natural Resources raging from precious metals various stones to industrial such as Barites, Gypsum, Kaolin and Marble.
residual and sedimentary clay. More than 80 clay deposits have been reported from all parts of the country. Clay deposits occur in Abak, Akwa Ibom State, Uruove near Ughelli in Delta State, Ifon in Ondo State, Mokola in Oyo State, Sokoto in Sokoto State, Gombe in Gombe State, Dangara in Niger State, Umuahia in Abia
Five Clay samples from five different clay deposits in different parts of the South Western part – of Nigeria were prepared for analysis. The clays were those from Iseyin in Oyo State, Ipetumodu in Osun State, Ifon in Ondo State, IgbaraOdo and Isan in Ekiti State. They are …
the refractory ceramic produced from the local deposit. 2. MATERIAL S AND METHODS — Materials The materials utilized in this research work are, kaolin clay from a kaolin deposit in Okpella, Edo state, Nigeria, potter’s clay from Ifon, Ondo State, Nigeria and spent graphite electrode (SGE) sourced from Pascal Chemicals,
Agricultural Resouces: Ondo State is the leading Cocoa producing area in Nigeria. Points of Interest: National Museum at Owo which houses the wood and ivory carvings, brass and bronze works, excavated at Egbaren Estate, Owo in 1971, Ikogosi Warm Spring, Idanre Hills Igbokodo Water Front, IpoleIloro Water falls, Oko Marie Hills at OkaAkoko ...
The location of existing brickworks, pottery works and other ceramic production is an evidence of workable deposits within the State. Specifically, the scope of this study surveyed on the application ofthe clay deposit as found in MararabaRido, Jacaranda and Maraba outskirt areas of Kaduna State.
Oct 06, 2017· Noting that Ondo State is blessed with mineral resources, Akarakiri said: “We have huge deposits of clay, kaolin, limestone, marbles, silica sands – rock that can be processed into different ...
Brief History of Ondo State. Ondo State was created on the 3rd of February 1976 out of the former Western State. The state lies between latitudes 5 45’ and 7 52’N and longitudes 4 20’ and 6 03’E. Ondo State has a population of million people, of which 1, 679,761 are females and 1,761,263 males.
Ondo state can be found in the south western part of Nigeria. It was created on the 3rd of February 1976 from the former Western state. The people in Ondo state are from the Yoruba ethnic group in Nigeria and Yoruba is the spoken language. As at 2005 an Estimated 3,011,407 people live in Ondo state.
Ifon, also in Ondo State was soaked in water for three days to dissolve the clay and at the same time to form a slurry. The resulting slurry was then sieved to remove dirt and other foreign substances using a sieve. More water was thereafter poured into the clay to form a slurry once again. This is then allowed to settle down for seven days.
ABSTRACT :This study dealt with the geotechnical and compositional characteristics of the kaolin deposits in Ifon area of Ondo State using a combination of methods including Xray diffraction analysis. The results show that kaolinite and quartz are the dominant clay minerals whilepyrophyllite, macassite, pyrite and gippsite occur in minor amounts.
found in Osara, Edo State, clay in Ibule  and Ijapo  both in Ondo State and naturally bonded Foundry sand in River Osun, Osun State . Other States in the federation which have been found to have abundant deposits of bentonite include Abia, Taraba, Kogi and Enugu. The largest deposit of 70
Characterization and Qualitative Analysis of Some Nigerian Clay Deposits for Rafractory Applications 1, Folorunso, ... Ifon in Ondo State, IgbaraOdo and Isan in Ekiti State. % purity oxalic acid obtained from SMM Instruments, South Africa was also used in the leaching of the clays. The analyses were carried out to investigate the ...
The full list of all natural resources in Nigeria, their location in the various 36 states in Nigeria is what this post is all about.. Nature has endowed Nigeria with numerous natural resources. Most of these resources have not yet being tapped or even used for the enrichment and development of Nigeria and her citizens.
Osadebe et al. (2011) also carried out chemical and mineralogical analysis of clay deposits obtained from Okada, Edo State, SouthWest Nigeria. The analysis was mainly done using XRay Diffraction and the results showed that silicon dioxide was more in abundant in the clays followed by aluminum oxide.
Meanwhile, an elder statesman in Ondo State, Dr. Joseph Akinlaja, who is also the deputy national chairman of Nigeria Labour Party, made some captivating comments geared at reassuring the people of Ondo State and Nigeria at large that Labour Party is set to offer all the benefits of democracy as well as meaningful development that can catapult ...
Oil and Gas; Ondo State produces 12% of Nigeria’s total output, other mineral resources found in the state are quartz sand, clay, granite, limestone talc, kaoline, coal, columbite, rock, tin, bitumen. ( the second largest deposit in the world ) many rivers, ocean fronts, and the longest coast line in Nigeria. TOURISM SITES:
Ondo State. This is the 5 th oil producing state with a daily production rate of 60,000 barrels. ... Aside this, it also have deposit of lead, zinc, fine sand, clay and limestone. It is an Igbo dominated state. Abia State. Abia state is located in South east and it is also an Igbo dominated area. The capital city of Umuahia is the capital of ...