The iron ore minerals are mainly magnetite and hematite. The ores occur as a ridge striking in the N-S direction. It is probably magmatic origin.
Preliminary investigation of the occurrence undertaken to be followed by detailed exploration by National Steel Raw Materials Exploration Agency. Geological map (1:5000).
The iron ore is located in Gyaza, Matazu LGA, Katsina State.
Access to site: Katsina-Charanchi-Kafin-Soli-Matazu road, about 15km.
Katsina Airport is 150km away.
Access to Zaria rail line a 100km away.