Journal of
Geology and Mining Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Geol. Min. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9766
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGMR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 146

Table of Content: February 2017; 9(1)

February 2017

Artisanal gold mining in Batouri area, East Cameroon: Impacts on the mining population and their environment

Batouri is located in the East region of Cameroon; geologically the area is made up of Pan African granitoids, which are the host rocks of gold mineralization. Batouri gold deposits have long been subjected to artisanal mining activities carried out by the indigenes for livelihood. Majority of the mining population (45%) is made up by youths (15-30 years), followed by the adults (35%) within the age range 46-60 years...

Author(s): Kouankap Nono Gus Djibril, Tah Bong Cliford, Wotchoko Pierre, Magha Alice, Chianebeng Japhet Kuma and Tene Djoukam Joëlle Flore