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LIST OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN NIGERIA AND THEIR LOCATIONS.

 

Virtually everything needed to build a great nation is present in Nigeria. We have are blessed in both human and natural resources, no wonder the nickname “Giant of Africa”.

Before oil, Nigerians were great in farming both in cultivation and livestock. In this post, we have compiled List of Natural Resources in Nigeria according to the states.

 

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LIST OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN NIGERIA

STATES AND THEIR MINERALS

Abia                    Gold, Lead/zinc , Limestone,Oil/Gas &Salt.

Abuja                 Cassiterite,Clay,Dolomite, Gold, Lead/Zinc,Marble & Tantalite.

Adamawa        Bentonite, Gypsium, Kaolin & Magnesite.

Awkw-ibom    Clay, Lead/zinc, Lignite, Limestone,Oil/Gas, Salt & Uranium.

Anambra          Clay, Glass-sand, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Lead/zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Phosphate, Salt & Oil/Gas.

Bauchi               Gold, Cassiterite, Wolfram, Coal, Limestone, Lignite, Iron-ore & Clay.

Bayelsa              Clay, Gypsium, Lead/zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Maganese, Oil/Gas & Uranium.

Benue                Barite, Clay, Coal, Gemstone, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Lead/zinc, Limestone, Marble & Salt.

Borno                 Benitonite, Clay, Diatomite, Gypsium, Hydro-carbon, Kaolin & Limestone.

Delta                  Clay, Glass-sand, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Kaolin, Lignite, Marble & Oil/Gas.

Ebonyi               Gold, Lead/Zinc & Salt.

Edo                     Bitumen, Clay, Dolomite, Phosphate, Glass-sand, Gold Gypsium, Iron-ore, Lignite, Limestone,                               Marble 7 Oil/Gas.

Ekiti                    Feldspar, Granite, Kaolin, Syenite & Atuim.

Enugu                Coal, Lead/Zinc & Limestone.

Gombe              Gemstone & Gypsium.

Imo                     Gypsium, Lead/zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Marcastite, Iol/Gas, Phosphate & Salt.

Cross River      Barite, Lead/Zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Maganese, Oil/Gas, Salt & Uranium.

Jigawa               Butyles.

Kaduna              Amethyst, Aqua Marin, Asbestos, Clay, Flosper, Gemstone, Gold, Graphite, Kaolin, Hyanite,                                     Mica, Rock Crystal, Ruby, Sapphire, Sihnite, Superntinite, Tentalime, Topaz & Tourmaline.

Kano                   Gassiterite, Copper, Gemstone, Glass-sand, Lead/Zinc, Pyrochinre & tantalite.

Kastina              Kaolin, Marble & Salt.

Kebbi                 Gold.

Kogi                    Cole, Dolomite, Feldspar, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Koalin, Marble, Talc & Tantalite.

Kwara                Cassiterite, Columbite, Feldspar, Gold, Iron-ore, Marble, Mica & Tantalite.

Lagos                  Bitumen, Clay, Glass-sand & Oil/Gas.

Nasarawa         Amethyst (Topaz Garnet), Barytex, Barite, Cassirite, Chalcopyrite, Clay, Columbite, Cooking                                    Coal, Dolomite, Feldspar, Galena, Iron-ore, Limestone, Mica, Salt, Sapphire, Talc, Tantilite,                                     Tourmaline Quartz & Zireon.

Niger                  Gold, Lead/zinc & Talc.

Ogun                  Bitumen, Gold, Feldspar, Gemstone, Koalin, Limestone & phosphate.

Ondo                  Bitumen, Clay, Coal, Dimension Stones, Feldspar, Gemstone, Glass-sand, Granite, Gypsium,                                     Koalin, Limestone & Oil/Gas.

Osun                   Columbite, Gold, Granite, Talc, Tantalite& Tourmaline.

Oyo                     Aqua Marine, Cassiterite, Clay, Dolomite, Gemstone, Gold, Koalin, Marble, Silimonite, Talc &                                 Tantalite.

Pleteau              Barite, Bauxite, Betonite, Bismuth, Cassiterite, Clay, Coal, Emeral, Fluoride, Gemstone,                                           Granite, Iron-ore, Koalin, Lead/zinc, Marble, Molybdenite, Phrochlore, Salt,                                                                 Tantalite/Columbite, Tin & Wolfram.

Rivers                Clay, Glass-Sand, Lignite, Marble & Oil/Gas.

Sokoto               Clay, Flakes, Gold, Granite, Gypsium, Koalin, Laterite, Limestone, Phosphate, Potash, Silica                                    Sand & Salt.

Taraba               Lead/Zinc & Koalin.

Yobe                   Soda Ash & Tintomite.

Zamfara            Coal, Cotton & Gold.

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