concentration of lead zinc ore in ameka ebonyi state

Risk Assessment of Heavy Metal Mining on Some Oxidative

This study was designed to determine the health risk assessment and oxidative parameters as a result of heavy metal mining in inhabitants of the lead-zinc area of Enyigba community in Ebonyi State A total of 120 subjects 89 male and 31 comprising 60 artisan miners resident in the mining area 3740 177 908 years and 60 control...

Determination of Work Index of Enyigba Lead Ore Ebonyi

in a narrow belt over 560 km stretching from Ishiagu in the South-east to Bauchi State Small-scale mining has been carried out in Enyigba in the Abakaliki area where reserves of about 100 000 tonnes of lead and 80 000 tonnes of zinc have been estimated Other major lead-zinc occurrences are at Ameka Ameri in Ebonyi State Arufu and Zurak in...

1 Introduction

JMMCE Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering 2327-4077 Scientific Research Publishing 104236/jmmce201533015 JMMCE-55218 Articles Chemistry Materials Science Engineering Liberation Size and Beneficiation of Enyigba Lead Ore Ebonyi State South-East Nigeria ttu Obassi 1 David Terfa Gundu 2 Usman Muhammad Akindele...

Heavy Metal Distribution and Contamination in Soils

Figure 1 Geological map of lead-zinc deposits of Enyigba district near Abakaliki Lower Benue Trough The area is underlain by Abakaliki shales Modified from Orajaka 1965 2 GEOLOGY The Enyigba Ameri Ameka and Ohankwu region is marked by undulating range of shale outcrops which serve as the host for Pb-Zn mineral deposits...

concentration of lead zinc ore in ameka ebonyi state

INTRODUCTION The study area Figure 1 14 km southeast of Abakaliki covered the PbZn mining district of Enyigba and its surrounding villages of Ameka Ameri and Ohankwu all in Ebonyi State southeastern Nigeria Get Price concentration of lead zinc ore in ameka ebonyi state...

Comparativ e assessment of heavy metals in drinking water

al 2014 The rise in concentration of heavy metal in water irrespective of the origin is posing a serious health threats to human and aquatic ecosystems Humood 2013 Naveedullah et al 2014 Arsenic As cadmium Cd chromium Cr lead Pb nickel Ni and zinc Zn are the most familiar heavy metals of health concern to...

PDF A Review of Nigerian Metallic Minerals for

Table 5 5Location of Lead/Zinc deposit in NigeriaState LGA Location Status Ebonyi Ikwo-Abakaliki Ameri-Ameka Dormant mine Ebonyi Ikwo-Abakaliki Enyingba Dormant mine high prospect Ebonyi Ivo Ishiagu Active mine Ebonyi Izzi Mkpome Active Cross River Ogoja Wanakande Gabu High prospect Bauchi Alkaleri Gwana Prospect Plateau Wase Zurak Dormant...

LEAD Pb MINING IN EBONYI STATE NIGERIA IMPLICATIONS

Ebonyi State is one of the States in Nigeria that is endowed with solid minerals including lead or Unregulated mining in Ebonyi State started with the mining of lead-zinc Pb-Zn ore in 1925 2 and since then Pb mining has progressed tremendously because of its high demand Lead has a low melting point is easily moulded and shaped and can...

PDF EFFECTS OF LEAD

This study assessed the effects of lead-zinc mining on water and soil quality in Ameka mining area of Ezza South Ebonyi State Nigeria using standard protocols...

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology

Orajaka S 1965 The geology of Enyigba Ameri and Ameka lead-zinc lodes Abakaliki South Eastern Nigeria A reconnaissance Journal of Mining and Geology 2 65-69 Patrick O Christopher E Akujieze N Oteze GE 2002...

Lead Ore Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their Locations

Nigeria is one of the Africa countries with abundant lead natural resources deposits and minerals Listed below are some of the states in Nigeria that are rich in lead deposits they are Akwa Ibom Imo Anambra Bayelsa Benue Enugu Niger Ebonyi FCT Plateau Cross River Taraba and Zamfara Lead is a metallic element primarily produced from the mineral galena...

Physicochemical Major Anions and Heavy Metals in Surface

Mining areas of Ebonyi State Nigeria MATERIALS AND METHODOLOGY Description of the Study Area The study area falls within Pb-Zn Ore mine area of Enyigba Ameri and Ameka in Abakaliki district Ebonyi State Nigeria Figure 1 It lies between latitudes 6 o8l- 6o24 l N and longitude 8 o4l-8o16 l E Enyigba Ameri Ameka and...

PDF Assessment of heavy metal contamination in soils

Results demonstrated that the mean concentrations of lead Pb and zinc Zn in soils are 3061 and 12371 181 g/g individually In tailings the mean distribution of Pb and Zn are 3316 and 2244...

Structural controls of Pb

Government Areas of Ebonyi State The lead-zinc lode in the Enyigba district comprises of Enyigba Ameri Echara and Ameka Figure1 These lodes are located within the Abakaliki anticlinorium in the Lower 4 Benue Trough The occurrences of lead-zinc in the study area are associated with saline water intrusion in the sedimentary basin...

Risk Assessment of Heavy Metal Mining on Some Oxidative

2 Materials and Methods 21 Study Area This study was carried out in Enyigba Abakaliki Ebonyi state which lies between latitude 6 0 09 I N to 6 0 14 I N and longitude 8 0 5 I E to 8 0 10 I E and covers about 5456km The city is in the mid of the South Eastern Nigeria and lies within the mineralized zone of lead-zinc deposits of the river Benue trough which stretches for hundreds of...

Assessment of heavy metal contamination of water sources

INTRODUCTION The study area Figure 1 14 km southeast of Abakaliki covered the Pb-Zn mining district of Enyigba and its surrounding villages of Ameka Ameri and Ohankwu all in Ebonyi State...

RESEARCH RESEARCH ARTICLE Science echnology

Ameka Ameri and Ohankwu all in Ebonyi State southeastern Nigeria The deposit of Pb-Zn sulphides galena and sphalerite in Nigeria have been known for a long time but have only been exploited in the past on a very small scale The lead-zinc field covers over 48 000 sq km in extent with lead-zinc mineralization at many centr...

Liberation Size and Beneficiation of Enyigba Lead Ore

Lead Ore in Ebonyi state Nigeria The study reviews the fundamental operations in mineral processing ie the comminution process for the release and liberation of the valuable minerals particles from the ore association and the eventual separation and concentration of the valuables from the gangue...

Liberation Size and Beneficiation of Enyigba Lead Ore

This research work centered on the determination of Liberation Size and Enrichment of Enyigba Lead Ore in Ebonyi state Nigeria The study reviews the fundamental operations in mineral processing ie the comminution process for the release and liberation of the valuable minerals particles from the ore association and the eventual separation and concentration of the valuables from the gangue...

Heavy Metals Effect due to Contamination of Vegetables

The Abakaliki Lead-Zinc is believed to be of hydrothermal origin emplaced at a low temperature of about 140 176 C and it is made up of primarily four lodes namely Ishiagu Enyigba Ameri and Ameka in the lower Benue Trough located in Ebonyi State...

PDF Lead zinc and pH concentrations of Enyigba soils in

The concentrations of lead Pb and zinc Zn were quantitatively determined in surface and sub-surface soils in Enyigba Ebonyi State Nigerian s major lead mining area using atomic absorption...