Gidan Jaja Iron Ore Project

Gidan Jaja, Zamfara

Key Information

Location

Gidan Jaja, Zurmi LGA, Zamfara State

Deposit

Magnetite

Exploration Status

Ongoing

Reserves

Over 50 million tonnes (Preliminary estimation)

Quality

Over 70%

Geology: 

It occurs as magnetite in the in the migmatite suites of the basement complex of Northern Nigeria in association with gneisses, granites, amphibolites, phylites and conglomerate/sedimentary rocks of the Gundunmi Formation (Illumeden Basin). 

Exploration: 

  • Preliminary investigation 
  • Geological and geophysical maps (1:5000). 

Location: 

It is located on the border between Nigeria and Niger Republic in Zurmi LGA, Zamfara State. It is bounded by latitudes 12’45 and 13’00 and longitudes 6’45’ and 7’00E. 

Infrastructure: 

  • Access to site: Gusau-Kaura Namoda-Zurmi-Jibia road
  • Access to Katsina State Airport (about 100km)
  • Access to Rail Line Kaura Namoda (about 50km) 

Good

Licensing Round

Exploration

Either

Onshore

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. 

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Listing Information

Zamfara State, Nigeria

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