stated that the mineral industry in Africa if adequately harnessed can constitute a formidable source of socio-economic alternative for growth and development. Nigeria loses income from the gemstone sector due to inadequate regulation of the industry, which is a result of which gems dealers and marketers smuggle the stones
Mar 31, 2021 There is no questioning the solid mineral industry presents one of the best alternatives for the enhancement of Nigerias economy. This is due to the vast stores of solid minerals that have been found in the nation. Around 35 minerals have so far
Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources, which have contributed immensely to the national wealth with associated socio-economic benefits. Mineral resources are an important source of wealth for a nation but before they are harnessed, they have to pass through the stages of exploration, mining and processing Adekoya, 2003 Ajakaiye ...
University of ilorin1.33 . The geological and geochemical characteristics of rocks in these Nigerian examples showed that gold mineralization in the Nigerian schist belts, have4 The geologists believe that Nigeria is endowed with significant quantities of minerals and fossil fuels deposits as discussed in