Gidan Jaja Iron Ore Project

Quick Facts

Gidan Jaja, Zamfara, Nigeria

Location

Iron ore

Resource

50 million MT +

Reserves

Over 70%

Quality

Exploration

Phase

Geology

It occurs as magnetite in the migmatite suites of the basement complex of Northern Nigeria in association with gneisses, granites, amphibolites, phyllites, 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 the site: Gusau-Kaura Namoda-Zurmi-Jibia road
  • Access to Katsina State Airport (about 100km)
  • Access to Rail Line Kaura Namoda (about 50km) 

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