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Agbaja Iron Deposit, Lokoja District, Kogi, Nigeriai
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Agbaja Iron DepositPlateau
Lokoja DistrictDistrict
KogiState
NigeriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 7° 54' 17'' North , 6° 46' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 7.90497,6.76831
GeoHash:G#: s1kufp09c
Owned/operated by:Kogi Iron Limited
Locality type:Plateau
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Ironstone deposit, discovered in 1911.
Located northwest of Lokoja on the Agbaja plateau.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
West AfricaUN Subregion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Bolivarite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3 · 4-5H2O
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Böhmite4.FE.15AlO(OH)
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.BB.15Fe3+2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Bolivarite8.DF.10Al2(PO4)(OH)3 · 4-5H2O
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.3.7.1Fe3+2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Böhmite6.1.2.1AlO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Bolivarite42.6.8.1Al2(PO4)(OH)3 · 4-5H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H BolivariteAl2(PO4)(OH)3 · 4-5H2O
H BöhmiteAlO(OH)
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O SideriteFeCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MaghemiteFe23+O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O BolivariteAl2(PO4)(OH)3 · 4-5H2O
O BöhmiteAlO(OH)
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al BolivariteAl2(PO4)(OH)3 · 4-5H2O
Al BöhmiteAlO(OH)
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P BolivariteAl2(PO4)(OH)3 · 4-5H2O
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MaghemiteFe23+O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

References

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- Mücke, A., Badejoko, T.A., and Akande, S.O. (1999): Petrographic-microchemical studies and origin of the Agbaja Phanerozoic Ironstone Formation, Nupe Basin, Nigeria: a product of a ferruginized ooidal kaolin precursor not identical to the Minette-type. Mineralium Deposita 34, 284-296.

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