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received about the presence of tin on the Jos Plateau, then known as the Bauchi Plateau, but it was not until the Mineral Survey of Northern Nigeria (1904-' Straw Tin refers to the tin straws of till, nine inches or so in length, in which form tin was smelted and traded. The mould was made by inserting grass straws into mud

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  • tin mining method in jos nigeria - MC World
    tin mining method in jos nigeria - MC World

    Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria. Tin mining areas in Nigeria. The Jos Plateau is shown as a stippled circle; it is the chief mining area and produces over 90 per cent of the tin in Nigeria each year. miles and by 1919 there were over 80 companies and syndicates producing 8174 tons of tin

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  • PRODUCTIVITY OF ARTISANAL TIN MINING IN JOS
    PRODUCTIVITY OF ARTISANAL TIN MINING IN JOS

    Both Loto-mining and open cast methods were used as methods of mining. Assessment of operation productivity indicated that a typical artisanal tin miner work almost every day of the week (6.73 days) while they also work 11 hours per day. With 28.2kg production per week, tin mining productivity by

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  • Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria: Economic
    Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria: Economic

    Jun 08, 2016 Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria. B. W. Hodder. Mr. Hodder, Lecturer in Geography at the University College, Ibadan, was formerly on the staff at the University of Malaya. Pages 109-122 | Published online: 08 Jun 2016. Pages 109-122

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  • Tin mining and its effects in Jos, Plateau State - Jotscroll
    Tin mining and its effects in Jos, Plateau State - Jotscroll

    Apr 29, 2020 Tin can be mined by using any of these four methods- underground method, placer method, in-situ mining and open cast or open pit method of mining. The open cast mining is a surface technique of extractingsolid mineral from the earth by removing the minerals from an open pit. This was the most common method used here in Jos Plateau

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  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos
    Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos

    Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria 1onwuka, S.U.,2 Duluora, J.O.,3okoye C.O. ABSTRACT: This work studied the social and economic impacts of tin mining in Rayfield of Jos Plateau, Nigeria. The conceptual framework is based on the concept of sustainable development. Questionnaire was

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  • Exposure to high background radiation level in the tin
    Exposure to high background radiation level in the tin

    The present work deals with the radioactivity of samples of tin tailings collected from a mining site in Jos, Nigeria. The activity concentrations of the samples were measured using a gamma-ray spectrometer with a hyper-pure germanium detector. In situ dose rates at the site were also measured using

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  • Radioactivity Measurements of the Jos Tin Mine Tailing
    Radioactivity Measurements of the Jos Tin Mine Tailing

    Radioactivity Measurements of the Jos Tin Mine Tailing in Northern Nigeria Usikalu M.R*, Anoka O.C +and Balogun F.A ++ *Department of Physics, Covenant University, Ota ... by UNSCEAR in the mining sites and even at 500 m away from the mining site. At 1 Km away ... MATERIALS AND METHOD

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  • Reclamation after Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau
    Reclamation after Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau

    T HE EXTRACTION AND smelting of tin in Northern Nigeria began as long ago as 900 BC (Jos Museum, 1977). It remained a small-scale, local activity until 1904, when prospectors from the Niger Company discovered the source of the cassiterite to be in the alluvium of rivers draining the granite complexes of the Jos-Bukuru-Ropp area of the Jos Plateau (Fig. 1)

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  • Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A
    Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A

    Jos Tin-Mining Region is located in the northern and central parts of Jos Plateau State, north central geo-political region of Nigeria. It is bounded approximately by latitudes 8 00′55′′ N and 10 N, and longitude 8 00′22′′ E and 9 00′30′′ E and the locations of the samples collected according to Gyang and

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  • Tin mining and processing in Nigeria: cause for
    Tin mining and processing in Nigeria: cause for

    Jan 01, 2003 Tin mining activities in Nigeria started in 1904 at the Jos Plateau By the mid-1920s more cassiterite and columbite discoveries were made resulting in a greater demand for more mechanized extraction techniques. This resulted in the removal of considerable amounts of soils and generated radioactive waste referred to as tailings

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  • Radioactivity Measurements of the Jos Tin Mine
    Radioactivity Measurements of the Jos Tin Mine

    Radioactivity Measurements of the Jos Tin Mine Tailing in Northern Nigeria Usikalu M.R*, Anoka O.C +and Balogun F.A ++ *Department of Physics, Covenant University, Ota ... by UNSCEAR in the mining sites and even at 500 m away from the mining site. At 1 Km away ... MATERIALS AND METHOD

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  • Comparative Study of Local Mining Methods and Assay
    Comparative Study of Local Mining Methods and Assay

    Comparative Study of Local Mining Methods and Assay ... National Metallurgical Development Centre,Jos, Nigeria. 2. ... Jig method was used for mining of both tin and columbites, using difference

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  • Mining in Nigeria: Overview of minerals
    Mining in Nigeria: Overview of minerals

    Apr 17, 2017 The company is developing an open method of mining in the areas located 10 km from Jos. In 1984, essential mixed the tin-mining companies were combined into a single Nigerian Tin Mining Co., Ltd . Until 1961, the tin concentrate was exported, after the construction of a plant in Jos in 1962, tin

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  • tin mining and ecological insecurity in plateau state
    tin mining and ecological insecurity in plateau state

    Radioecological impacts of tin mining SpringerLink. 2015-6-21 The tin mining activities in the suburbs of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, have resulted in technical enhancement of the natural background radiation as well as higher activity concentrations of primordial radionuclides in the topsoil of mining sites and their environs

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  • Benefits of cassiterite mining by artisanal miners in Jos
    Benefits of cassiterite mining by artisanal miners in Jos

    Jul 11, 2020 Different states where cassiterite is mined in Nigeria. Artisanal mining of solid minerals like cassiterite started 1905–1972 rating Nigeria as the 6th producer of tin in the world while mining of columbite started from 1933–1945 rating Nigeria as the world exporter of columbite (Mallo, 2017

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  • Mapping of natural gamma radiation (NGR) dose rate
    Mapping of natural gamma radiation (NGR) dose rate

    DOI: 10.1007/s12665-017-6534-8 Corpus ID: 132789897. Mapping of natural gamma radiation (NGR) dose rate distribution in tin mining areas of Jos Plateau, Nigeria @article{Abba2017MappingON, title={Mapping of natural gamma radiation (NGR) dose rate distribution in tin mining areas of Jos Plateau, Nigeria}, author={H. T. Abba and M. A. Saleh and W. Hassan and A. Aliyu and A. T. Ramli}, journal

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  • The environmental implications of the exploration and
    The environmental implications of the exploration and

    Feb 01, 2019 In tin mining in Plateau, the open cast mining method was used because the plains of Plateau were flat and tin was concentrated in old stream beds and was washed down from the younger granite outcropping units (Gyang & Ashano, 2010). Tin was mined from the Jos Plateau, with the cassiterite mineral coming from the plateau highlands

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  • (PDF) Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse
    (PDF) Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse

    Tin Mining Zones in JosThe mining region today can be recognized as one of the several ecological sub-regions of the Jos Plateau. According to Ajaegbu (1985), the delimitation of the mining region is based on the area extent of mining activities, past and present, the distribution of identifiable mining landscape features and mining settlement

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  • Estimation of Annual Effective Dose Due to Ingestion of
    Estimation of Annual Effective Dose Due to Ingestion of

    kidney, lungs, spleen and beef of cattle slaughtered and consumed in a tin mining area of Jos Pla-teau, Nigeria were determined by gamma ray spectroscopy method. The activity concentration of 40K is the highest in all the samples. The annual effective dose to man through the ingestion of

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  • Trace Elements Evaluation For Some Mine Ponds In The Tin
    Trace Elements Evaluation For Some Mine Ponds In The Tin

    Each writer has a strong grip on English and most Trace Elements Evaluation For Some Mine Ponds In The Tin Mining Areas Of Jos AMD Environs, Plateau State, Nigeria|Isa of them are professors of colleges and universities. Therefore, they are well aware of requirements and

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  • Analyzing Socio-economic Characteristics of
    Analyzing Socio-economic Characteristics of

    Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Jos, P.M.B. 2084, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria ... The research method was based on primary data ... and the effects of tin mining activity on households in Plateau state. Aside from the

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