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: 172

Full Length Research Paper

Coarse-grained rutile from regolith in Ebensuk west of Tinto, Cameroon

Christopher M. Agyingi
  • Christopher M. Agyingi
  • Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea P. O. Box 63 Buea, Cameroon.
  • Google Scholar
Veronica E. Manga
  • Veronica E. Manga
  • Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Cameroon.
  • Google Scholar
Arnold F. Epanty
  • Arnold F. Epanty
  • Labaya Environmental and Geologic Consultancy, P. O. Box 288 Buea, Cameroon.
  • Google Scholar
Anatole D-Lordon
  • Anatole D-Lordon
  • Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea P. O. Box 63 Buea, Cameroon.
  • Google Scholar
N. Ngalla
  • N. Ngalla
  • Cameroon Cement Company, Figuil, P. O. Box 116 Garoua, Cameroon.
  • Google Scholar
Amstrong Taboko
  • Amstrong Taboko
  • Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea P. O. Box 63 Buea, Cameroon.
  • Google Scholar
Victor L. Wotanie
  • Victor L. Wotanie
  • Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea P. O. Box 63 Buea, Cameroon.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 29 May 2020
  •  Accepted: 29 June 2020
  •  Published: 31 August 2020

References

Buddington AF, Lindsley DH (1964). Iron titanium oxide minerals and synthetic equivalents. Journal of Petrology (5):310-357.
Crossref

 

Bull A, Brown MT, Turner A (2017). Novel use of field-portable-XRF for the direct analysis of trace elements in marine macroalgae. Environmental Pollution 220:228-233.
Crossref

 

Callot F (1950). Note on the rutile market in mode and in Cameroon - perspective of the future. Echo of mines and metallurgy, February-March.

 

Champetier de Ribes G, Aubague M (1956). Notice explicative feuille Yaoundé Est. Avec carte géologique de reconnaissance au 1/500 000. Imprimerie Rébon, Paris.

View

 

Chataignon P (1951). Preliminary study on the rutile gravel of Cameroon. Raport Minerai set Metals, 5 May. Archive, Directorate of Mining and Geology, Ministry of Mines Yaounde Cameroon.

 

Colonna-Cimera (1949a). Study on the effectiveness of rutile recovery on the Contizas operation, December, Archive, Directorate of Mining and Geology, Ministry of Mines Yaounde Cameroon.

 

Colonna-Cimera (1949b).Technical and economic contribution to the rutile problem in Cameroon, December, Archive, Directorate of Mining and Geology, Ministry of Mines Yaounde Cameroon.

 

Deer WA, Howie RA, Zussman J (1962). Rock-forming Minerals: Nonsilicates (Vol. 5). Longmans, Archive, Directorate of Mining and Geology, Ministry of Mines Yaounde Cameroon.

View

 

Dumort JC (1968) Notice Explicative sur la Feuille de Douala-Ouest. Carte Géologique de Reconnaissance à l'Echelle 1/50000. Direction des Mines et de la Géologie du Cameroun. République Fédérale du Cameroun, Yaoundé, 69p. 

View

 

Elsner H (2010). Heavy minerals of economic importance. BGR, Assessment Manual, 218p.

 

Griffiths J (1985). Minerals in welding fluxes, the whys and wherefores. Industrial Minerals 210(3):19-41.

 

Laplaine L (1969). Mining and resource indices of Cameroon. D.M.G. Bulletin, Printing Loius Jean, pp. 113-115.

 

Martin EJ (1985). Eigenschaftennatürlicher Rutile alsmetallogenetischeKriterien.- PhD. Thesis Faculty for Bergbau und Hüttenwesen at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technical University Aachen: 214p., 75 diagrams, 39 tab.; Aachen (unpublished).

 

Ngalla N (2009). Economic heavy minerals in drainage sediments west of Yaounde, Cameroon: Unpublished MSc Thesis, University of Buea, 74p.

 

Ngalla N, Agyingi CM, Epanty AM, Mboudou GMM, Abanda PA (2012). Sedimentology and geochemical evaluation of some economic heavy minerals in drainage sediments west of Yaounde, Cameroon, Africa. Geoscience Review, Rock View Ltd, France, 19(2):103-123.

 

Papezik US, De Wit MJ (1973). Coarse grained rutile from northern new found land. Canadian Mineralogist 2:224-225.

 

Stendal H, Toteu SF, Frei R, Penaye J, NjelO U, Bassahak J, Nni B. Kankeu, Nanko V, Hell JV (2006). Derivation of detrital rutile in the Yaounde region from the Neoproterozoic Pan-African Belt in southern Cameroon (Central Africa). Journal of African Earth Sciences Elsevier Pubs 44:443-458.
Crossref

 

Sumbele I (2011). Reconnaissance for alluvial rutile in parts of the Nyong plain, southern Cameroon. Unpublished MSc Thesis University of Buea, 78p.

 

Tabi AN (2015). The geology and rutile occurrence in residual regolith and basement rocks in the Takwai Ebensuk area, Manyu Division ,SW, Cameroon. Unpublished MSc thesis, University of Buea, 59p.

 

Winkler HGF (1967). Petorgenesis of metamorphic rocks. Springer Verlag, New York, 237p.
Crossref