Agbaja Iron Ore

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Quick Facts

Agbaja, Nigeria

Location

Iron Ore

Resource

1.15 million MT

Reserves

46.8%

Quality

Licensing Round

Phase

Location

Related Government

Geology

The deposit occurs as sedimentary ores of Oolitic and pisolitic ironstone covering the Agbaja plateau. The deposit has an over 10m thick zone of ironstone with an overburden cover of 5.62m.

Exploration

Detailed exploration by National Steel Raw Materials Exploration Agency through pitting and drilling. Geological maps (1:5000) and cross-section profiles.

Location

It is located at Agbaja, Lokoja LGA, Kogi State. It is bounded by longitudes 6’37’12-6’41’20E and latitudes 7’59’13-8’0’18N.

Infrastructure

Access to site from Lokoja, capital of Kogi State.
170km from 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.

Licensing

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

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

3. Partnering with existing titleholders in a joint venture agreement to explore, mine and market resources of the area of interest.

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

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