method of mining clay in orin ekiti

Preliminary Geophysical Investigation of Orin Clay …

Clay resources exploration and exploitation has been on a steady increase in a bid to satisfy a growing mineral resource utilization industry. This necessitated a preliminary geophysical investigation of Orin - Ekiti clay deposit aimed at investigating the subsurface lithology, make deductions on the depth and thickness of any clay

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Mining Site In Ijero Ekiti

2021-5-16 · Mining Site In Ijero Ekiti. The main objective of this study therefore is to determine the radioactivity levels of 226 ra 232 th and 40 k in soil and sediment around an abandoned gold mining site located at itagunmodi village in ilesa and tin tantalite and kaolin mining sites in ijeroekiti both in southwest nigeria and to assess the radiological health hazards.

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WO1997006117A1

Clay constitutes the three major elements of pottery and porcelain together with silica stone and feldspar. In recent years, however, a good clay having a high plasticity and a low impurity level is being exhausted. The invention provides a synthetic clay rich in water retention and the amount of watery coating formed and possessing plasticity and properties equal or superior to natural …

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Determination of radionuclides and elemental composition ...

Ado Ekiti samples have the highest mean concentration of uranium and potassium, and the highest mean concentration of thorium is found in Orin Ekiti. All the lowest mean concentrations are obtained in Isan Ekiti. The concentrations of the three radionuclides, U, Th and K, ranged from 1.2–4.1 ppm, 2.7–8.2 ppm and 0.1–1.6%, respectively.

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Office of Solid Mineral Resources – Ekiti State Website

Clay Deposits. Bulk Clay –It is all over the state but notably at Ire Ekiti, Ara –Ijero,Igbara-Odo,Ikogosi,Ilemeso,Isan,Aiyegunle,Itaji-Itapaji. Bulk Clay is suitable for ceramic works, as foundry binder or blender, in the manufacturing of burnt bricks e.t.c. Kaolin Deposit – Pale white to white thick fired cream is present at Isan- Ekiti ...

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Herdsmen Hoist Flag In Orin-Ekiti, Near Fayemi''s …

Re: Herdsmen Hoist Flag In Orin-Ekiti, Near Fayemi''s Hometown by BabaRamota1980: 12:36am On Dec 19, 2019 NGpatriot : They get slaughtered in their village and they did not beat chest or carry gun or even declare war, but the ipob cowards are excited over a …

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Preliminary Geophysical Investigation of Orin Clay Deposit ...

Clay resources exploration and exploitation has been on a steady increase in a bid to satisfy a growing mineral resource utilization industry. This necessitated a preliminary geophysical investigation of Orin - Ekiti clay deposit aimed at investigating the subsurface lithology, make deductions on the depth and thickness of any clay deposit ...

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SECTION 5 Methods of sampling and analysis

2021-2-8 · Laboratory methods should be developed and validated according to scientifically recognized principles. Sampling procedures will depend on the nature of the raw material, in process or finished pro-duct lots, conveying and sampling equipment. Prior knowledge of the product data and sam-pling resources allows the assignment of the

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Ekiti State Solid Minerals Presentation

2012-2-5 · 3. SOLID MINERALS IN EKITI STATE Town Local Govt. Area Type of Mineral Uses Isan-Ekiti Oye Clay, Kaolin Abrasive, Plastics,Ceramics ware, Pharmaceuticals, Textiles, Fertilizers, White tiles, Insulator Wares Pencils.

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Geoelectric Assessments of the Bauxite Ore Deposit at …

2019-4-26 · Geoelectric Assessments of the Bauxite Ore Deposit at Orin-Ekiti, Southwestern Nigeria 199 Location and Accessibility Orin-Ekiti is located within Latitude 7 o 48.51 – 7o 50.41 and Longitude 5 13.71 – 5o 14.51 (Figure 1). It is 2.7 km …

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Natural radionuclide content and radiological assessment ...

2010-6-30 · Clay soil samples collected from different sites in Ekiti State, southwestern Nigeria were analysed for their natural radionuclide contents, using the gamma ray spectrometric method. The overall mean activity concentrations of 226Ra, 232Th and 40K obtained in this study were, respectively, 33.6 5.3, 20.1 3.3 and 207.2 113.0 Bq kg1. The radiological hazards incurred …

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Groundwater potential evaluation in the basement …

2020-2-1 · Availability of groundwater often constitutes a problem in basement terrain because of its erratic occurrence. Incessant failures of boreholes have been reported in Ekiti East Local Government Area (EELGA), Southwestern Nigeria warranting evaluating its groundwater potential using a multi-criteria model that involved geology, resistivity and thickness (GRT) model of the …

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Investigation Of The Effect Of Compression And Firing …

2016-9-9 · clay composition and firing, (Bukar, 1992). Compressive testing is a method for assessing the ability of a material to withstand compressive loads. This test is commonly used as a simple ... Orin Ekiti(sample C) where we have red clay deposit mostly used for building construction. Isan Ekiti (sample D) where clay is used chiefly for pot making.

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Documentation, Application and Utilisation of Clay ...

2012-9-6 · Clay is simply defined as earth or soil that is plastic and tenacious when moist and that ... Ekiti Ara-Ijero, Igbara, Ado, Orin Ondo Erusu Akoko, Ikale, Ode-Aye, Ute Arimogija, Ifon ... Study area and method Kaduna State is located at the …

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Petrography and Geochemistry of Orin-Ekiti Basement …

Department of Geology, Ekiti State University, PMB, 5363, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria Email: [email protected] Abstract: The petrography and geochemistry of Orin-Ekiti Basement rocks were evaluated to determine their mineralogical and chemical composition, assessed their petrogenesis and susceptibility to the formation of bauxitic clay.

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Geohazard characterization of subsurface materials using ...

2020-6-18 · Different geophysical approaches including seismic refraction, electromagnetic resistivity with very low frequency and magnetics prospecting method were used to gain a richer and more complete understanding of subsurface environment in delineating the origin of the cracks on the buildings of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Federal University …

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Natural radionuclide content and radiological assessment ...

2009-12-30 · Clay soil samples collected from different sites in Ekiti State, southwestern Nigeria were analysed for their natural radionuclide contents, using the gamma ray spectrometric method. The overall mean activity concentrations of 226 Ra, 232 Th and 40 K obtained in this study were, respectively, 33.6 ± 5.3, 20.1 ± 3.3 and 207.2 ± 113.0 Bq kg −1 .

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Geoelectric Evaluation of Groundwater Potential and ...

2016-3-23 · Electrical resistivity method was used to assess groundwater potential and vulnerability of overburden aquifers at Onibu-Eja active open dumpsite, Osogbo, Southwestern Nigeria. Eighteen Vertical Electrical Sounding (VES) points and five 2-D imaging profiles established in five traverses at the periphery of the dumpsite were surveyed and analysed.

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Evaluation of Bauxite from Orin-Ekiti, Ekiti State, South ...

2019-2-2 · Bauxite samples were collected from Orin-Ekiti and analyzed using chemical and spectroscopic methods of analysis to substantiate its quality. The results obtained revealed that both method show close values for all parameters determined in all the samples. The silicon oxide concentration of all samples was found to have the highest value ranging between 44.22% …

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Mineralogy, Physicochemical Characteristics and …

Ekiti, Nigeria 2 partment of Mining Geology, School of Environmental Studies, University of Venda. Private Bag, X5050, ... The absence of vanadium in the EDS data of rolled into tubes kaolinite sheets of Ado Ekiti clay match ... The SiO 2/Al 2O3 molar ratio of 1.40 and 1.50 for Orin and Ikere clay bodies indicated that a 1:1

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Determination of radionuclides and elemental composition ...

2013-2-28 · Radiochemical and elemental analysis of clay soils collected from different locations within Ekiti State have been performed in this study using gamma and XRF spectrometric measurements. The results of this study show that the mean concentrations of uranium ranged from 2.2 ± 1.0 mg/kg to 3.2 ± 1.1 mg/kg, that of thorium ranged from 4.0 ± 0.5 mg/kg to 5.7 ± …

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High molecular-weight polymer flocculation treatment …

2021-3-19 · Even though the choice method of waste water and sludge impoundment in settling ponds by mineral processing and ... The effect of the pre-selection of particle size range on the treatment of locally-sourced bentonite clay from ... Itakpe and water samples was gotten from sand mining deposits within Ado Ekiti and Akure metropolises. The five ...

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(PDF) INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF COMPRESSION …

Clay samples used mainly for building construction and pot making in Ara Ijero, Ire, Orin and Isan of Ekiti State South Western Nigeria were investigated so as to know their effectiveness as ...

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Economic evaluation of expanded clay basalt fiber …

2021-1-1 · Expanded clay (EC) is in the class of lightweight aggregate from which the term lightweight expanded clay aggregate (LECA) was derived. LECA are sometimes referred to as LIAPOR (porous lias clay), hydro corns or grow rocks .The development of LECA is dated back to 1917 in the city of Kansas, Missouri, the production in a rotary kiln of a patented expanded …

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(PDF) Lithium Recovery from Ekiti Clays

Ijero Ekiti and Ire Ekiti clays yielded about 59.24% and 50.65%Li extractions respectively in sulphuric acid. Higher % Li-extraction of about 56.5% …

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Romanus OBASI | Lecturer | PhD, MSc PGD | Ekiti State ...

A portion of Orin-Ekiti, Southwestern Nigeria has been investigated with the aim of delineating bauxite ore deposit as well as estimating its lateral and depth extents.

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EVALUATION OF INDUSTRIAL POTENTIALS OF ALLUVIAL …

samples of clay were obtained from two different locations by the method of hand dug pits from various depths across the deposit (Gbadebo, 2002). Methods of analysis: The pH of the composite sample was measured in clay suspension using clay: salt solution at 1:2 (w/v) and clay in water mixture, while loss on ignition and linear

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Total and Extractable Iron and Manganese in Soils ...

2013-3-25 · (Ado Ekiti, Ekiti East, Gbonyin, Ikere and Ikole) of Ekiti State in Nigeria. Thus, it provided most of the parent materials from which most of the agricultural soils formed in the forest zone to the south (Ikere, Ado Ekiti, Gbonyin) and derived savannah- southern guinea savannah to the north-east (Ikole, Ekiti East).

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Application of Geophysical and Remote Sensing …

2Department of Geophysics, Federal University, Oye Ekiti-Nigeria Application of geophysical and remote sensing techniques was used to delineate lateritic bauxite zone in Orin Ekiti, Southwestern Nigeria. Three basic methods were employed to

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Groundwater Potential Evaluation of College of …

2020-8-21 · Availability of water for daily activities has constituted serious challenge at the College of Engineering, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti. Hence, geophysical study of the College was conducted to investigate its groundwater potential with a view to proffer solution to water availability in the study area. Profiling and Vertical electrical sounding methods were employed …

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Characterisation of clay samples from minerals–rich ...

2018-4-1 · The clay samples'' water absorbing property offered a means of overcoming the hygroscopic nature of common salt at those diagnostic radiological doses. More than 80 deposits of clay raw material are widely distributed in Nigeria (Aramide et al., 2014) and the most prominent type is the clay kaolin (Okunola and Egbulem, 2015). Mineral ores ...

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