Mineral Resources in Bauchi State

Last updated on December 19th, 2023 at 12:40 pm


There are at least 10 mineral deposits in Bauchi state. The solid minerals are yet to be fully harnessed. For instance, cassiterite is mined in places like Gamau and Maijuju part of the state.

In Toro LGA of the state, quarrying of granite and other rocks for road and other construction goes on in the south-western parts of the state within the basement complex and plateau area.

Bauchi state also has a tin mining site.


The mineral resources that are found in Bauchi State are:

  • Wolfram
  • Gold
  • Limestone
  • Cassiterite
  • Gypsium
  • Gallena
  • Lignite
  • Iron-ore
  • Columbite
  • Clay
  • Coal

Apart from the above, samples of precious stones have also been discovered in Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Toro LGAs. In Musel, in Zungur District of the state, Gallena  can be found.

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