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Exhibition of the history of tin mining in Nigeria at National Museum, Jos.

Exhibition of the history of tin mining in Nigeria at National Museum, Jos.

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Published by The Museum in Jos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Tin mines and mining -- Nigeria -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHistory of tin mining in Nigeria.
      ContributionsJos Museum (Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN538.T55 E94 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. :
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3838407M
      LC Control Number81153204

      The National Museum is a good place to visit. While visiting one definitely will lean a few things about the history of Nigeria and its cultural tribes which makes it really exciting. Read more3/5(50).   3. National War Museum, Umuahia. Established in , the National War Museum in Umuahia houses some extra-ordinary relics of modern and traditional warfare which are quite significant to the history of Nigeria. It is called a war museum because it has on display many of the tools and craft that were used during the Nigerian Civil War.

      FIG. 1. 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 there were over 80 companies and syndicates producing tons of tin. Difficulties of accessibility remained serious. In the early days, native. Jos is a city of about , people (). It is the state capital of Plateau State at the centre of Northern cool climate, due to its breathtaking system of plateaux, and its colonial importance as the tin mining center of Nigeria made it a favourite tourist destination. However, communal and religious violence had put this on hold.

      The museum, which is actually a complex of different exhibition areas, is situated within the beautiful hill resort of Jos. Visitors can admire examples of terracotta figurines that can be attributed to the Nok people of Nigeria, dating back around 25 centuries. The complex also has areas dedicated to the history of architecture, tin mining and. Tin mining and processing constitute a source of pollution to the environment (Adiuku et al., ) because with tin the accessory minerals associated are harmful even to human beings and animals at low concentrations. The mining of tin facilitates the release of radioactive minerals from the host rocks into the environment.


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Exhibition of the history of tin mining in Nigeria at National Museum, Jos Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jos Museum is a museum in Jos, Nigeria. The museum was established in by Bernard Fagg and was originally the National Museum. It is an important centre of research into the prehistoric culture of Nigeria, and was recognized as one of the best in the country but fell into ruin.

The Pottery Hall in the museum has an exceptional collection of finely crafted pottery from all over r: by Bernard Fagg. Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria B.

Hodder Mr. Hodder, Lecturer in Geography at the University College, Ibadan, was formerly Cited by: 8. Tin Mining in Nigeria African Perspective The history of tin mining on the Jos plateau of Nigeria - an industry which began at the beginning of the 20th Century. 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 wasFile Size: KB. Nigeria can boost about to copper minerals. Speaking about the amount of copper ore, Nigeria has about 10 million tons of copper ore.

It is supposed to play an important role in the structure of various electrical appliances, due to the fact that it is one of the best electricity conductors. Materials and methods.

At the Jos Plateau, Nigeria (), portable survey meters (a cm × cm NaI(Tl) detector and an Atomtex dosimeter) were used for in-situ radiation measurements in the sites at the tin mine were surveyed to identify study locations. A tailing dump ground showed highest values and thus was chosen to represent the site most at risk (i.e., worst case).Cited by:   Beyond the exploration stage, organised Mining and Quarrying, commenced in the country inwith the production of coal at the Enugu mines.

Prior to the commercial production of oil in the late ’s, agricultural production and the utilization and trade of the solid minerals that were known at the time, including coal, tin, columbite and gold, sustained Nigeria’s economy.

At its peak inthese mines on the Jos Plateau were producing o tons of tin annually. The effect on the environment is becoming increasingly apparent, but has had lasting impacts. African artists have not observed such degradation passively. Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A Case Study of Jos Plateau Tin-Mining Region Samuel Danjuma Wapwera1, Grace Mebi Ayanbimpe2 and Charles Egbu Odita3 1.

Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Jos, Jos Plateau State +, Nigeria 2. Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Jos, Jos Plateau State + File Size: 1MB. Tin Mining in Jos started way back in and by the mid s the British government formally entered tin exploration and mining in the region making it the number one foreign export from Nigeria.

In the same vein, intin mining on the Jos Plateau was at its peak. There were o African workers and up toJos was the sixth largest producer of tin in the world. Until it became synonymous with violent ethno-sectarian clashes, Jos, capital of Plateau State, was more widely known for its sultry weather and tin mining.

Tin mining started in the “Tin City” way back in and by the mids the British government formally entered into exploration and mining in the region, making it the number one.

Tin mining was noted to have been a great spur to archaeological interest in the area, before the terracotta sculpture of Nok Culture was discovered and used to start the museum. Today, the Jos. Tin mining began early in the Bronze Age, as bronze is a copper-tin alloy. Tin is a relatively rare element in the Earth’s crust, with approximately 2 ppm (parts.

Jos, town, capital of Plateau state, on the Jos Plateau (elevation 4, feet [1, metres]) of central lies on the Delimi River and near the source of the Jamaari River (called the Bunga farther downstream).

Formerly the site of Geash, a village of the Birom people, the town developed rapidly after the British learned, aboutof vast tin deposits in the vicinity. Other articles where Jos Museum is discussed: museum: New museums and collections: The Jos Museum, one of the earliest of these, also administers a museum of traditional buildings, while others developed workshops where traditional crafts could be demonstrated.

Crafts are also a feature of the National Museum in Niamey, Niger, and products of these workshops are exported to. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal. ERA monitors visited Sabon-Barki community and Gyel District, both in Jos South LGA of Plateau State on August 5, in response to the growing call by impacted communities for a remediation of the ecological disaster and dislocation wrought on their environment and livelihood by nearly a century of tin mining and the failure of government at the federal and state levels to address the problem.

Tin Ore mineral deposit was discovered in Nigeria, West Africa by Sir William Wallace in the yearwho was as of then works with the National African Company. Tin was and is still being produced by the natives of Plateau, Abuja and Bauchi State. The National Museum in Jos was founded inand is recognised as one of the best in the country.

It is renowned for its archeology and The Pottery Hall has an exceptional collection of finely crafted pottery from all over Nigeria.

The museum boasts some fine specimens of Nok terracotta heads and artifacts dating from between BC to rank: 12 of. The Socio-Economic Effects of Colonial Tin Mining on the Jos-Plateau: – Charles.B.

A. Azgaku, Ph.D. 1 History of Tin-Mining activities on the Jos-Plateau – the British extracted large quantities of tin ore from the Jos Plateau such that by Nigeria’s export of tin ore to Britain stood at 10, tons which. The museum is located in Onikan, Lagos.

The museum is a must-see and even if you have already been there, it definitely worth a second visit. 2. Jos Museum. Jos Museum was founded in and it is situated near the Jos Zoo in the heart of the city.

If you want to learn more about the prehistoric culture of Nigeria, you need to visit Jos Museum.The Jos Museum is the second museum to be established in Nigeria after the Esie Museum, and was in fact originally the country’s national museum. Built in and located within the city’s hill resort, it is notable for its architectural arrangements and rich collection of exquisitely crafted pottery and ancient Nok terracotta : Cynthia Okoroafor.