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: 176

Table of Content: October-December, 2021; 13(4)

December 2021

Use of computer softwares and geomatic techniques for reclamation study of environmentally degraded mined lands in Benin City, Nigeria

Land degradation in the form of creation of massive pits, and deforestation of land are some adverse impacts associated with open pit mining activities. Benin City and its environs have witnessed a high proliferation of open pit sand and/ laterite mining activities popularly called borrow pits in recent times, with its associated environmental risk. This research is carried on five selected sand mines in Benin City to...

Author(s): Kalu Iroakazi Kalu, Opeyemi Emmanuel Abiodun and Clement Olanrewaju Alaba  

October 2021

A Review of Agrogeological resources of Nigeria

The distribution and utilization of agrogeological resources in Nigeria are discussed. These are rocks and minerals applied in agriculture. They occur in a wide variety of environments that range in age from Pre-Cambrian to Recent. The resources may be utilized to solve problems of pH, texture and structure of rocks. Limestone, dolomite and any base-rich materials like carbonatites, as well as basic and ultra basic...

Author(s): Chukwudi, C. Ezeh