1. MINERAL

Taraba has large quantities of mineral deposits that are yet to be explored and lapped.

These include the following;

i.    Graphite                   Gashaka

ii.   Calcite                      Ibi, Lau, Yorro

iii.  Barites                    Ibi, Wukari, Karim-Lamido, lau

iv.  Quarzite                 Ardo-Kola, Gashaka, Sardauna

v.   Tin Ore                   Sardauna, Gashaka

vi.  Gold                       Kurmi, Sardauna, Gashaka

  1. Bauxite                                   Sardauna,
  2. Kaolin                                     Sardauna

ix.  Zirco                      Takum, Ussa

x.   Topaz                     Takum, Ussa

xi.  Various Gemstones           Donga, Sardauna, Yorro, Gashaka,

Kurmi and Karim-Lamido

  1. Galena                                    Wukari, Karim-Lamido
  2. Muscovite                               Takum, Ussa, Gashaka
  3. Uranium                                 Yorro, Zing