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HYDRATED LIME PRODUCTION FROM LIMESTONE IN NIGERIA: HOW VIABLE?

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HYDRATED LIME PRODUCTION FROM LIMESTONE IN NIGERIA: HOW VIABLE?

Nigeria is blessed with abundant mineral resources, which are from time immemorial formed the backbone of the nation’s economic and industrial development aspirations. Prior to independence, the nation’s mineral raw material resources contributed immensely to the export earnings of the nation.

For over three decades, the Country has continued to depend entirely on oil for her revenue and the volatile nature of the oil market has made it imperative for us to diversify the mono-product economy through exploitation and processing of our abundant solid mineral resources. The clamour for resource control being advocated by states with petroleum resources in their domain makes it imperative for us to develop, exploit, process and utilize our solid minerals – particularly Non-metallic Minerals as every part of this country is blessed with one or more solid mineral that could yield substantial revenue for sustainable development.

Exploitation of the Non-metallic Minerals has not attained the desired level, mainly because of the various constraints associated with their exploitation, development and processing for utilization. Many of the non-metallic minerals, which are vital to the industrial take off of the country, have been found in commercial quantities within the country.

They include limestone, dolomite, marble, kaolin, barite, diatomite, feldspar, quartz and silica sands, gypsum, talc, silimanite, kyanite, phosphate, salt and bentonite.

Limestone is widespread in the sedimentary basins of Nigeria. It is used extensively in cement production, as flux and refractory material, metallurgical applications etc.

Prominent reserve has been proved to exist all over the country. The marble and dolomite deposits in Nigeria are often associated with the meta-sediments such as schist, amphibolites complex and metal-conglomerates. They are also used as flux in steel making.

Nigeria has an estimated reserve of Limestone in excess of over one billion {1,000,000,000} metric tons of Limestone scattered in different parts of the country to include Benue, Ogun, Kogi and Cross River states.

Lime is a general term for calcium-containing inorganic materials, in which carbonates, oxides and hydroxides predominate. Strictly speaking, lime is calcium oxide or calcium hydroxide. It is also the name of the natural mineral (native lime) of the CaO composition which occurs as a product of coal seam fires and in altered limestone xenoliths in volcanic ejecta. The word "lime" originates with its earliest use as building mortar and has the sense of "sticking or adhering."

Lime are produced from Limestone and upon hydration , quicklime liberates large amount of heat and forms calcium hydroxide, sold commercially as a white powder called Slaked lime or hydrated lime. Hydrated lime has become one of the most importanta industrial minerals because of its chemical and physical properties. as well as its commercial importance and the simplicity of its production.

There is enormous demand for hydrated lime in Nigeria based on its wide rage of uses. The user industries inlcude agriculture, water treatment, building, tannery, sugar refining, paper and glass. The bulk demand for hydrated lime in Nigeria is for water treatment in public water supply, soft drink bottling, tannery, breweries and food processing. The national demand estimate for hydrated lime is in excess of 100,000 MT per annum while the toal supply is less than 35,000 MT per annum. Most of the product is sourced from abroad thereby creating a viable option for the local production of hydrated lime in Nigeria.


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