List of solid minerals in Edo State

 

 
S/NO TYPE OF MINERALS LOCATION USES
1 LIMESTONE OKPELLA, IGARRA, ATTE, OSOSO, ENWAN, IKPESHI, EGBEGILE, IYUKU, UGBOSHI-ELE, SASARO, IGUE. CEMENT, CHALK, FILLERS IN PLANTS, CERAMICS, MEDICINE, INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS.
2 MARBLE OKPELLA, IGARRA, IKPESHI, IGUE, OTUO. CEMENT, GLASS, FERTILIZERS, BUILDING, DECORATIONS
3 KAOLIN AVBIOSU, AFUZE, SOBE, UZEBBA, ARUE-UROMI, IGODO, OJAVUM PHARMACEUTICALS, PAPERS, PAINTS, GLASS, CERAMICS
4 GYPSUM AGENEBODE, AFUZE PLASTER OF PARIS, CEMENT, etc.
5 FELDSPAR IMIAKEBU, EWAN CERAMICS, GLASS, SANITARY WARES, BUILDING FACE.
6 GOLD SOBE, DANGBALLA, OSOSO, IMORGA, ENWAN, UNEME-ERHURUN ORNAMENTS, DECORATIONS, JEWELLRY.
7 GRANITE IGARRA, OKPE, IBILLO, SOMORIKA, IKPESHI, IYUKU, OKPELLA, OSOSO, ENWAN, IMORGA, EVBONOGBON. BUILDING AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION, DECORATION SLABS.
8 DOLOMITE ATTE, EGBIGERE, LAMPESE, IGARRA, IKPESHI, OKPELLA. CEMENT, GLASS, BUILDING FACE
9 GALENA UGBEGUN FASHION, DECORATION.
10 TANTALITE OKPELLA, OTUO, IGWE ORNAMENTS, DECORATION.
11 GEMSTONE OKPELLA ORNAMENTS, DECORATION.
12 QUARTZ OKPELLA, ATTE, OSOSO, OTUO. BUILDING, FLOORING.
13 BITUMEN OHOSU, UGBOGUI, USEN, SILUKO. ROAD CONSTRUCTION, INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS