Ebiya Iron Ore Project

Ebiya, Nigeria

Key Information

Location

Ebiya, Ajaokuta LGA, Kogi State

Deposit

Hematite and Magnetite

Exploration Status

Ongoing

Reserves

10 million tonnes (Preliminary Est.)

Iron Content

34%

Geology and Mineralization: 

The ores occur within the ferruginous quartzites ridges within the basement complex rocks, trending for over 1km in NE-SW orientation. Ground geophysical survey suggest many bands of iron ore of various thickness and depth. 

Exploration: 

  • Preliminary investigation undertaken. 
  • Detailed exploration to prove reserves is underway. 
  • Geological and Geophysical maps (1:5000). 

Location: 

The occurrence is located in Ebiya, Ajaokuta LGA, Kogi State with latitudes 6’21’42-6’25’20N and longitudes 7’25’58-7’31’35E.

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

Unknown

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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