pb zn mines in ishiagu


Application of Vlf-Em Geophysical Method in Delineating Pb ...

thus the major source of Pb-Zn ore in Ishiagu, Ebonyi state, Nigeria. There is therefore the need for a suitable geophysical method of exploration for easy extension of the known zones of mineralized fractures in Ishiagu, so as to create a well lucrative and efficient mine development in the area.

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Assessment Environmental Geochemistry Lead Zinc Mining ...

zinc (Pb-Zn) sulphide mining activities in the Ishiagu area in the lower Benue Trough, southeastern Nigeria have a potential significant impact on the quality of soil and water resources and, by extension, animal health and agricultural produce within the environment. Mining activities date back to …

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Evaluation of Bottom Sediment Qualities in Ihetutu ...

1. Introduction. Mining is a huge economic resource at Ihetutu, Ishiagu, Nigeria. The Ihetutu Pb-Zn mine in Ishiagu is the oldest, amongst the several mines dotting the area.Despite the huge benefits accruing from the mining business to the government, individuals, and corporate bodies engaged in it, its activities constitute the most important source of heavy metals in the environment.

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Exploration of Lead-Zinc (Pb-Zn) Mineralization Using Very ...

and America [6]. The Pb-Zn deposits in Ishiagu area appear to be the southern limit of mineralization in the Benue Trough and the Pb-Zn mineralized zone extends over a distance of 500 km in a narrow belt from Ishiagu in the lower Benue Trough to Zurak in the upper Benue Trough, likewise the extent of igneous intrusions in the Benue Trough.

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(PDF) Effect of Mine-water on Agricultural Soil Quality in ...

The study area, Ishiagu is located The contamination of agricultural soil by in the southern part of Ebonyi State where waste has been known to cause pollution open cast mining of Pb and Zn is common of the impacted soil, which in turn, and lies between latitude 7030' to 7037' E 1823 Onwchekwa et al., 2009 Nig. J. Microbiol., vol. 23(1 ...

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(PDF) Physicochemical Properties Of Pit-water From Ishiagu ...

The results showed that Ishiagu Pb/Zn mine is slightly acidic with moderate levels of dissolved metal constituents. Seasonal variation observed in the parameters indicate higher levels for pH (6.7 ...

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Potentially harmful elements and their health implications ...

This study assessed the concentrations of potentially harmful elements (Cu, Pb, Zn, Mo, Ni, Co, Cd, Cr, Mn and As) in agricultural soils and plants (tubers, fruity and leafy vegetables) and their possible health risk implications on human in the lead-zinc mining districts of Ishiagu, Nigeria.

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Assessment of Lead (Pb) in Soil at Various Distances and ...

Pb in soil at various distance and depths was assessed at Pb and Zn mining site in Ishiagu Ebonyi State, Nigeria to determine the furthest distance travelled so far and the concentration at the distance. Pb ion in sampled soils at depth 0-10, 10-20, 20-30, 30-40 and 40-50 cm within pollution zones in 1 km x 1 km area of 100 m grid intervals ...

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Physicochemical properties of pit-water from ishiagu lead ...

Ishiagu Pb/Zn mine is located between latitude 60 05"N and longitude 70 35" E in the South-eastern end of Nigeria (Figure 1). The mine site is an extension of the huge Pb/Zn ore deposit from Ishiagu through Benue up to Zurak in the North (Nehikhare, 1987). The site is characterized by significant quantity of

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Ishiagu lead-zinc deposit, Nkanu East, Enugu, Nigeria

The geologic setting of lead-zinc deposits at Ishiagu, southeastern Nigeria. Journal of African Earth Sciences (1983), 2 (2), 97-101. Olade, M. A., & Morton, R. D. (1985). Origin of lead-zinc mineralization in the southern Benue Trough, Nigeria—Fluid inclusion and trace element studies.

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Evaluation of Bottom Sediment Qualities in Ihetutu ...

Mining is a huge economic resource at Ihetutu, Ishiagu, Nigeria. The Ihetutu Pb-Zn mine in Ishiagu is the oldest (Elom, 2018), amongst the several mines dotting the area. Despite the huge benefits accruing from the mining business to the government, individuals, and corporate bodies engaged in it, its activities

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The geologic setting of lead-zinc deposits at Ishiagu ...

The AmalHE Pb-Zn deposits at Ishiagu in the Imo State of gamated Tin Mines of Nigeria Ltd. drilled several holes Nigeria are located in the southwestern tip of the in the area between 1949 and 1952 to determine ore Abakaliki anticlinorium (Fig. 1). The deposits are reserves.

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pb zn mines in ishiagu

Ishiagu Pb/Zn mine is located between latitude 60 05"N and longitude 70 35" E in the South-eastern end of Nigeria (Figure 1). The mine site is an extension of the huge Pb/Zn ore deposit from Ishiagu through Benue up to Zurak in the North (Nehikhare, 1987). The site is

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Small scale mining and heavy metals pollution of ...

This research assesses the distribution of Pb, Zn, Cu, Cd, Co and Ni in soils in Ishiagu. Mining has become prominent in this area because of existence of Pb – Zn lodes, veins and veinlets. It has thus become necessary to assess these because these metals are associated with Pb-Zn mineralization and

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