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NIGERIAN CRETACEOUS COAL DEPOSITS AND THEIR

Nigeria occur within sedimentary strata in the Benue Trough of which the Anambra Basin is a southeast portion. The subject of coal as a major source of oil and gas in many parts of the world has ...

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Geochemistry and multivariate statistical evaluation of ...

2019-5-13  The Anambra Basin, located in the Lower Benue trough is a major coal producing basin in Nigeria. Coal is a complex organic rock comprised of mainly decayed plants conditioned by syngenetic, diagenetic, epigenetic and detrital inorganic elements (Ogala et al. 2010 ).

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Hydrocarbon prospectivity of Nigeria's inland basins:

2004-3-1  The inland basins of Nigeria comprise the Anambra basin, the lower, middle, and upper Benue trough, the southeastern sector of the Chad basin, the Mid-Niger (Bida) basin, and the Sokoto basin. Organic geochemical and organic petrologic studies indicate that coal beds constitute major potential source rocks in the whole of the Benue trough (Anambra basin inclusive).

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Aromatic Hydrocarbons Distribution in Nigerian Coal

2018-6-6  Aromatic fractions obtained from thirteen Nigerian coals collected from two formations (Awgu and Mamu) were analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. C 1 -C 3 naphthalene, C 0 -C 2 phenanthrene, and C 0 -C 2 dibenzothiophene are the major aromatic hydrocarbons identified in the coals. 1,6-, 1,7-, and 2,6-DMNs are more pronounced in Mamu ...

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Abstract: The main oil source formations of the Anambra ...

2011-2-11  Geology Department, University of Ibadan, Nigeria . Abstract . Anambra basin is one of the basins in Nigeria, habouring the largest deposit of sub-bituminous coal and lignite. Oil seepages have also been reported from parts of the basin. The potential of the coal and other formations as source rock for the oil seepages is yet to be fully understood.

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ABSTRACT: The Main Oil Source Formations of the

2010-9-7  Anambra basin is one of the basins in Nigeria, habouring the largest deposit of sub-bituminous coal and lignite. Oil seepages have also been reported from parts of the basin. The potential of the coal and other formations as source rock for the oil seepages is yet to be fully understood. This

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POTENTIAL FOR COAL‐DERIVED GASEOUS

In the Middle Benue Trough, the Turonian Awgu Formation, about 400‐m thick, is the main coal‐bearing unit. Maceral analysis of samples from coal seams and from organic matter‐rich interseam sediments obtained from four boreholes and two outcrop sections allowed three

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Major Landmark Rocks In Nigeria – Information

2020-2-26  The Olumo Rock is tagged as one of the most major landmark rocks in Nigeria, it is a center of attraction for tourists from all parts of the country and all over the world. It is located in the South-Western part of Nigeria in the city of Abeokuta in Ogun State. According to history, the Olumo rock was used as a fortified place by the Egba people.

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A review of the latest Cenomanian to Maastrichtian ...

2019-2-1  Prevailing marginal marine to marine conditions in the Anambra and Bida basins (which were active depocenters at this time), central Benue Trough and the Benin Basin led to the deposition of sand, mudrock, ironstone, coal and limestone units of the Nkporo Group, as well as the Mamu, the Ajali and the Nsukka formations (in the Anambra Basin) the Lokoja, Bida, Patti, Sakpe, Patti, Enagi, Agbaja and Batati formations

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Oil Shale Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their

Wolframite (Fe,Mn)WO4 Mineral Depositions In Nigeria. Wolframite is the chief ore of tungsten, It is made up of a tungstate of iron and manganese and can be found in Northern parts of Nigeria, West African like Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Plateau, and Niger... Details

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Major Rocks in Nigeria: The Top 10 - Nigerian Finder

Other interesting rock formations in Nigeria include: Gibadi Rock. This rock formation is located in Sokoto and it is also an important tourist attraction. Udi Hills . This was the first site of a coal mine in 1915. Although it is primarily a hill, it has some rocky formations

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Aromatic Hydrocarbons Distribution in Nigerian Coal

2018-6-6  Aromatic fractions obtained from thirteen Nigerian coals collected from two formations (Awgu and Mamu) were analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. C 1 -C 3 naphthalene, C 0 -C 2 phenanthrene, and C 0 -C 2 dibenzothiophene are the major aromatic hydrocarbons identified in the coals. 1,6-, 1,7-, and 2,6-DMNs are more pronounced in Mamu ...

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Effects of coal mining on the water resources in the ...

2017-8-24  Coal geology and occurence The coal deposit in Enugu area is mainly of sub-bituminous grade, black to brownish black in colour and is estimated at over 80 million tonnes (Kogbe 1974). The coal outcrops along the Enugu escarpment, road cut, mine sites and gullies. The coal bearing formations in the Anambra Basin

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Geology, geochemistry and biomarker evaluation of

2002-1-1  The coal measures outcrop along the Enugu escarpment at Ezimo, Orukpa, Okaba and Ogboyoga, and form an acute belt within the Anambra basin , . Coal occurs in other sedimentary rocks within Nigeria, such as in Lafia-Obi, Lamja, Gombe, Bauchi, Pindiga, and Afikpo among others . Download : Download full-size image; Fig. 1.

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POTENTIAL FOR COAL‐DERIVED GASEOUS

Coal beds are now known to be major sources of associated and non‐associated gases, and increasingly are becoming exploration targets in many parts of the World. In the Middle Benue Trough, the Turonian Awgu Formation, about 400‐m thick, is the main coal‐bearing unit.

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HYDROCARBON POTENTIAL OF THE UPPER CRETACEOUS

Petroleum Coal ISSN 1337-7027 ... Southeastern Nigeria was assessed by Rock-Eval pyrolysis. The total organic ... Formations. These basal units are overlain successively by the coal measures of the

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Major Landmark Rocks In Nigeria – Information

2020-2-26  The Olumo Rock is tagged as one of the most major landmark rocks in Nigeria, it is a center of attraction for tourists from all parts of the country and all over the world. It is located in the South-Western part of Nigeria in the city of Abeokuta in Ogun State. According to history, the Olumo rock was used as a fortified place by the Egba people.

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Major Landmark Rocks In Nigeria (Pictures And Details ...

2019-12-21  The Udi hill was the first location of a coal mine. The Udi hill has little of rocks around it. Another tourist attraction there is the tunnel lying underneath where the coal is mined. The tunnel could either be explored or the hills climbed. Shere Hills The Shere hills are also formed in Plateau state which is the centre of rock formations.

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Oil Shale Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their

Nigeria is the highest producing country in Africa when it comes to crude oil and one of the highest producing countries in the world, and not only is She blessed richly with this deposit, she is also blessed with oil producing minerals in large quantity which includes tar sands and oil shale.

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A review of the latest Cenomanian to Maastrichtian ...

2019-2-1  Prevailing marginal marine to marine conditions in the Anambra and Bida basins (which were active depocenters at this time), central Benue Trough and the Benin Basin led to the deposition of sand, mudrock, ironstone, coal and limestone units of the Nkporo Group, as well as the Mamu, the Ajali and the Nsukka formations (in the Anambra Basin) the ...

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Major Rocks in Nigeria: The Top 10 - Nigerian Finder

Other interesting rock formations in Nigeria include: Gibadi Rock. This rock formation is located in Sokoto and it is also an important tourist attraction. Udi Hills . This was the first site of a coal mine in 1915. Although it is primarily a hill, it has some rocky formations

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Aromatic Hydrocarbons Distribution in Nigerian Coal

2018-6-6  Aromatic fractions obtained from thirteen Nigerian coals collected from two formations (Awgu and Mamu) were analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. C 1 -C 3 naphthalene, C 0 -C 2 phenanthrene, and C 0 -C 2 dibenzothiophene are the major aromatic hydrocarbons identified in the coals. 1,6-, 1,7-, and 2,6-DMNs are more pronounced in Mamu ...

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Geology, geochemistry and biomarker evaluation of

2002-1-1  The coal measures outcrop along the Enugu escarpment at Ezimo, Orukpa, Okaba and Ogboyoga, and form an acute belt within the Anambra basin , . Coal occurs in other sedimentary rocks within Nigeria, such as in Lafia-Obi, Lamja, Gombe, Bauchi, Pindiga, and Afikpo among others . Download : Download full-size image; Fig. 1.

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Major Landmark Rocks In Nigeria – Information

2020-2-26  The Olumo Rock is tagged as one of the most major landmark rocks in Nigeria, it is a center of attraction for tourists from all parts of the country and all over the world. It is located in the South-Western part of Nigeria in the city of Abeokuta in Ogun State. According to history, the Olumo rock was used as a fortified place by the Egba people.

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Major Landmark Rocks In Nigeria (Pictures And Details ...

2019-12-21  The Udi hill was the first location of a coal mine. The Udi hill has little of rocks around it. Another tourist attraction there is the tunnel lying underneath where the coal is mined. The tunnel could either be explored or the hills climbed. Shere Hills The Shere hills are also formed in Plateau state which is the centre of rock formations.

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ABSTRACT: Geochemical Characterization of Source

2011-10-3  The Nigeria southern Benue Trough include: the Anambra basin, Afikpo syncline and ... Mamu (coal), and Enugu Formations and they could be regarded as the main oil source formations of the Anambra basin. AAPG Search and Discovery Article #90134©2011 Hedberg Conference Natural Gas Geochemistry, Beijing, China, 9-12 May 2011. ...

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Case Study IV* - Nigeria

Figure IV.3 Map of the major geological formations of Nigeria Many factories in Nigeria are located on river banks and use the rivers as open sewers for their effluents. The major industries responsible for water pollution in Nigeria include petroleum, mining (for gold, tin and coal) wood and pulp, pharmaceuticals, textiles,

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Sandclass classification scheme for Ajali sandstone units ...

the type locality where coal seams are recorded, (Reyment, 1965). However, no such coal seams were ... sediments in eastern Nigeria, (Ibe, 1999). These formations are conformable with dip values ...

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Geology and geotechnical investigations of part of the ...

2021-3-23  Geologic and geotechnical conditions of soils where Nanka and Ajali Formations outcropped in Anambra Basin, Southeastern Nigeria were investigated and accessed. This was done using detailed mapping and mechanical soil laboratory tests to unravel the genesis and continued expansion of gully erosion in the study areas. Field study revealed that gully erosions are more pronounced in the study ...

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What makes coal and oil? Human World EarthSky

2010-1-17  EarthSky. January 17, 2010. Both coal and oil are fossil fuels. That means they’re formed from organic matter – stuff that was alive on Earth millions of years ago – that was covered by ...

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