Mineral Resources Found in the 36 States of Nigeria and FCT

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ABUJA

Mineral resources in Abuja include:

Marble

Clay

Tantalite

Cassiterite

Gold (this is partially investigated)

Lead /Zinc (Found in traces)

Dolomite

 

ABIA

Mineral resources in Abia include:

Gold

Salt

Limestone

Lead

Zinc

Crude Oil

 

ADAMAWA

Mineral resources in Adamawa include:

Kaolin

Bentonite

Gypsum

Magnesite

 

AKWA IBOM

Mineral resources in Akwa Ibom include:

Lead

Zinc

Clay

Limestone

Uranium (Found in traces)

Salt

Lignite (Found in traces)

 

ANAMBRA

Mineral resources in Anambra include:

Lead

Zinc

Clay

Limestone

Iron-Ore

Lignite (This is partially investigated)

Salt

Glass-Sand

Phosphate

Gypsum

Crude Oil

 

BAYELSA

Mineral resources in Bayelsa include:

Clay

Limestone

Gypsum (This is partially investigated)

Uranium (This is partially investigated)

Manganese

Lignite

Lead (Found in traces)

Zinc (Found in traces)

 

BAUCHI

Mineral resources in Bauchi include:

Amethyst (violet)

Gypsum

Lead (Found in traces)

Zinc (Found in traces)

Uranium (This is partially investigated)

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BENUE

Mineral resources in Benue include:

Lead

Zinc

Limestone

Iron-Ore

Coal

Clay

Marble

Salt

Barites (Found in traces)

Gemstones

Gypsum

 

BORNO

Mineral resources found in Borno include:

Diatomite

Clay

Limestone

Hydrocarbons (This is partially investigated)

Gypsum

Kaolin

Bentonite

 

CROSS RIVER

Mineral resources found in Cross River include:

Limestone

Uranium

Manganese

Lignite

Lead

Zinc

Salt

Crude Oil

 

DELTA

Mineral resources found in Delta include:

Marble

Glass Sand

Gypsum

Lignite

Iron-Ore

Kaolin

 

EBONYI

Mineral resources found in Ebonyi include:

Lead

Gold (partially investigated)

Salt

 

EDO

Mineral resources found in Edo include:

Marble

Lignite

Clay

Limestone

Iron Ore

Gypsum

Glass Sand

Gold

Dolomite

Phosphate

Bitumen

Crude Oil

 

EKITI

Mineral resources found in Ekiti include:

Kaolin

Feldspar

Titanium

Granite

Syenite

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ENUGU

Mineral resources found in Enugu include:

Coal

Limestone

Lead

Zinc

 

GOMBE

Mineral resources found in Gombe include:

Gemstone

Gypsum

 

IMO

Mineral resources found in Imo include:

Lead

Zinc

Limestone

Lignite

Phosphate

Marcasite

Gypsum

Salt

Crude Oil

 

JIGAWA

Mineral resources found in Jigawa include:

Butytes

 

KADUNA

Mineral resources found in Kaduna include:

Sapphire

Kaolin

Gold

Clay

Serpentinite

Asbestos

Amethyst

Kyanite

Graphite (This is partially investigated)

Selenite

Mica (Found in traces)

Aquamarine

Ruby

Rock Crystal

Topaz

Copper

Tourmaline

Gemstone

Tantalum

 

KANO

Mineral resources found in Kano include:

Cassiterite

Copper

Glass

Sand

Gemstone

Lead

Zinc

Tantalite

 

KATSINA

Mineral resources found in Katsina include:

Kaolin

Marble

Salt

 

PLATEAU

Mineral resources in Plateau include:

Emerald

Tin

Marble

Granite

Tantalite

Lead

Zinc

Barites

Iron-Ore

Kaolin

Belonite

Cassiterite

Pyrochlore

Clay

Coal

Wolfram

Salt

Bismuth

Fluoride

Molybdenum

Gemstone

Bauxite

 

KEBBI

Mineral resources found in Kebbi include:

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Gold

 

KOGI

Mineral resources found in Kogi include:

Iron-Ore

Kaolin

Gypsum

Feldspar

Coal

Marble

Dolomite

Talc

Tantalite

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KWARA

Mineral resources found in Kwara include:

Gold

Marble

Iron-Ore

Cassiterite

Columbite

Tantalite

Feldspar (found in traces)

Mica (Found in traces)

 

LAGOS

Mineral resources found in Lagos include:

Glass Sand

Clay

Bitumen

Crude Oil

 

NASARAWA

Mineral resources found in Nasarawa include:

Beryl

Aquamarine

Heliodor

Dolomite

Marble

Sapphire

Tourmaline

Quartz

Amethyst

Zircon

Tantalite

Cassiterite

Columbite

Lamanite

Galena

Iron-Ore

Barites

Feldspar

Limestone

Mica

Cooking Coal

Talc

Clay

Salt

Chalcopyrite

 

NIGER

Mineral resources found in Niger include:

Gold

Talc

Lead

Zinc

OGUN

Mineral resources found in Ogun include;

Phosphate

Clay

Feldspar (Found in traces)

Kaolin

Limestone

Gemstone

Bitumen

 

ONDO

Mineral resources found in Ondo include:

Bitumen

Kaolin

Gemstone

Gypsum

Feldspar

Granite

Clay

Glass Sand

Dimension Stones

Limestone

Coal

Crude Oil

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OSUN

Mineral resources found in Osun include:

Gold

Talc

Tourmaline

Columbite

Granite

 

OYO

Mineral resources found in Oyo include:

Kaolin

Marble

Clay

Sillimanite

Talc

Gold

Cassiterite

Aquamarine

Dolomite

Gemstone

Tantalite

 

PLATEAU

Mineral resources in Plateau include:

Emerald

Tin

Marble

Granite

Tantalite

Lead

Zinc

Barites

Iron-Ore

Kaolin

Belonite

Cassiterite

Pyrochlore

Clay

Coal

Wolfram

Salt

Bismuth

Fluoride

Molybdenum

Gemstone

Bauxite

 

RIVERS

Mineral resources found in Rivers include:

Glass Sand

Clay

Marble

Lignite (Found in traces)

Crude Oil

 

SOKOTO

Mineral resources found in Sokoto include:

Kaolin

Gold

Limestone

Phosphate

Gypsum

Silica Sand

Clay

Laterite

Potash

Granite

Gold

Salt

 

TARABA

Mineral resources found in Taraba include:

Kaolin

Lead

Zinc

 

YOBE

Mineral resources found in Yobe include:

Tintomite

Soda Ash (This is partially Investigated)

 

ZAMFARA

Mineral resources found in Zamfara include:

Coal

Gold

 

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