Chokochoko Iron Ore Project

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Quick Facts

Chokochoko, Nigeria

Location

Iron Ore

Resource

12 million MT

Reserves

35.73%

Quality

Exploration

Phase

Location

Related Government

Geology and Mineralization

The deposit is made up of 3 to 5 bands of iron ore with magnetite 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 are 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

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