By: Sam Golon
Millions upon millions of years ago, electricity and the energy in Earth's rich atmosphere fused Hydrogen and Oxygen atoms to form water. This water condensed in huge amounts, and it began to rain. After many hundreds of years, the World Ocean was formed. The first...
Discovery and definition of sedimentary exhalative mineralization enhances lead-zinc-silver resources in the Benue Trough,Nigeria
By: Kenneth Nwabufo-Ene
Discovery and definition of sedimentary exhalative mineralization enhances lead-zinc-silver resources in the Benue Trough, NigeriaIntroductionOccurrences of lead, zinc, silver and barites have been recorded in parts of the Benue Trough [Abakaliki, Ishiagu, Arufu/Akwana areas]. Useful contributions include McConnel 1957, Pargeter 1959, Olade 1976. Mining of...
By: Ngozi Uduezue
Will gold glitter in Nigeria?IntroductionRecords of gold occurrences are numerous in literature. Woakes (1988) noted over thirty occurrences (earlier described by other authors) in alluvial terrain, quartz veins, sheared silicifed conglomerate.Chukwu (1988) discussed the distribution of gold mineralization in the Basement Complex of...
By: Ngozi Uduezue
Bumper profit from investment on industrial minerals and construction materials in the Sokoto Basin, NigeriaIntroductionThe Sokoto Basin, especially Sokoto State has the potential for a profitable investment in the development of the industrial minerals and construction materials sub-sector of the minerals industry. Most of the...
By: Marie Nunn
The largest, most devastating military use of herbicides ever undertaken was by the US in pursuing the Second Indochina, which began on a small scale in 1961 and finally ended during 1971. Herbicide spraying was largely confined to South Vietnam, however, lesser spraying took place...
By: Karey Grant
Backyard geology using everyday logicWhat is awaiting discovery outside your back door? We all dream of discovering that hidden treasure just waiting for us to find it. When we were young anything could have been that treasure- so why allow ourselves to outgrow it? I...
By: David Cowley
Facts About Pink Diamonds. The Argyle Diamond Mine is located in a remote corner of North West Australia and it produces over 90 percent of the world supply of pink diamonds and yet less that 1/10 of 1 percent is classified as Pink in color...
By: teddlesruss dat who
So you're going to buy a hybrid or electric car. And it's going to help save the world, right? What if I told you it won't? Because, well - it won't.Taking a world famous pioneering hybrid car we all know. To begin with, the...
By: teddlesruss dat who
One thing no-one seems to be covering are the negatives associated with alternative energy/fuel sources. Have you checked lately how much it costs us in energy to produce a kilowatt of energy by alternative fuels?Ethanol/methanol, biodiesel: Think about this next time you say "hell...
By: David Cowley
Yellow diamonds were once thought to be inferior. Paler yellows, such as canary yellow, are more common but are not as desirable as their darker counterparts. Intense fancy yellow diamonds are the most rare and valuable of the yellow diamonds. A tiny .25-carat yellow diamond...

 

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