Chokochoko Iron Ore Project

Chokochoko, Nigeria

Key Information

Location

Chokochoko, Lokoja LGA, Kogi State

Deposit

Hematite and Magnetite

Exploration Status

Ongoing

Reserves

12 million tonnes (inferred)

Iron Content

35.73%

Geology and Mineralization:

The deposit is made up to 3 to 5 bands of iron ore with megnetite as the main mineral.

Exploration:

  • Detailed exploration is to be carried out on the adjourning parts of the occurrence to increase reserves.
  • Twelve (12) boreholes were drilled to various depths totalling 1,470m.
  • The average iron content is 35.73%.
  • Preliminary reserves is put at over 12 million tonnes.
  • Geological maps (1:5000) and Cross Sections Produced.

Location:

Chokochoko iron ore deposit is located between Jakura and Chokochoko village, Lokoja LGA, Kogi State.

Infrastructure:

  • Access to site from Lokoja, capital of Kogi State
  • 170km from Lokoja to Abuja International Airport
  • Close to rail line from Itakpe to Ajaokuta Steel Plant
  • Dredging of River Niger from Lokoja to the coast will ease transportation

Good

Licensing Round

Exploration

Either

No

Yes

1. Applying for mineral titles with a view of wholly owning the mining rights.

2. Partnering with existing title holders for detailed exploration as consultants and specialists.

3. Partnering with existing title holders in joint venture agreement to explore, mine and market resources of area of interest.

4. Legal transaction in commodities won in quarries and operations for export. 

Potential investors are invited to contact the following for further information

 

www.fmmsd.gov.ng 

dgoffice@ngsa.gov.ng

events.promotion@fmmsd.gov.ng

Listing Information

Kogi State, Nigeria

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