Category Archives: Department of Geology

Geological, Geotectnical /Geochemical Analysis of Baked Shale

Geological, Geotectnical /Geochemical Analysis of Baked Shale of Uburu-Amachi and Environs Used as Aggregates for Construction Purposes ABSTRACT The present study centres on the assessment of geological and geochemical characteristics of baked shale of Uburu-Amachi and its environs for use as aggregates for construction purposes. The unit encountered are indurated gray shale, indurated brown shale […]

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Geology of Akwanga and its Environs

Geology of Akwanga and its Environs  CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Introduction A detailed geological and structural field mapping of Akwanga and its environs in Nassarawa State, North central was carried out on a map scale of 1:500,000, aimed at exposing the potential geologists to the application of their theoretical knowledge in the identification, measurement and […]

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GEOLOGY AND STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF JUJU HILL AND ITS ENVIRONS

Thesis, Project Topic: Geology and Structural Features of Juju Hill and its Environs CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1        GENERAL STATEMENT The present study describes the geology and structural analysis of bedding planes joints and vein/veinlets observed in Juju hill and its environs. The research was carried out mainly to determine the structures of the area, and […]

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GEOLOGY AND STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF OKPUITUMO – IZZI AND ITS ENVIRONS

Thesis, Project Topic: Geology and Structural Analysis of Okpuitumo – Izzi and its Environs   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       GENERAL STATEMENT The present study describe in detail, the geology and structural analysis exercise applied to the fracture traces and bedding planes of the Okpuitumo-Izzi and its environs which include Agbaja, Agu Akpu, Nkwagu, Obuchi Amachi, […]

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STUDY AND DESCRIPTION OF LIMESTONE DEPOSIT IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE Detailed Study and Description of Limestone Deposit in Ebonyi State, Nigeria  1.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION   Petrography is a branch of petrology that focuses on detailed description of rock, someone who studies petrography is called a petrogarpher. The mineral content and textural relationships within the rock are described in detail, petrographic description start with […]

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GEOLOGY OF EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE Geology of Ebonyi State, Nigeria – a Case of Nguzu-Edda and its Environs in Afikpo South Local Government Area INTRODUCTION The study area Nguzu-Edda and its environs comprises of villages in Afikpo South Local Government of Ebonyi State. Communities within the studied area include; Achara, Amancho, Amoba, Okpocha, Ekoli, Ebunwana, Ugwufiere, Ufueseni, Owutu, […]

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GEOLOGY OF CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA

Project Topic: Geology of Cross River State, Nigeria – a Case of Ugep and its Environs in Yakurr Local Government Area CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 LOCATION, EXTENT AND ACCESSIBILITY The study area is a political unit of Yakurr Local Government Area in Cross River State which falls within Cross River Central. The area lies between […]

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GEOLOGY AND HYDROGEOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF SURFACE WATER RESOURCES

Project Topic: GEOLOGY AND HYDROGEOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF SURFACE WATER RESOURCES IN AFIKPO (EBONYI STATE) AND ENVIRONS CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION 1.0 General Introduction Water is an essential part of the ecological system. Geographically, water covers about 70% of the entire area of the Earth s surface and it is naturally found in streams, oceans, seas, rivers, […]

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