Ebiya Iron Ore Project

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Quick Facts

Ebiya, Nigeria

Location

Coal

Resource

10 Million MT

Reserves

34%

Quality

Exploration

Phase

Location

Related Government

Geology and Mineralization

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

Exploration
  • A preliminary investigation was 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