Manganese Ore

This is the major source manganese metal, which in recent times plays a good role in steel production



as an alloy to improve hardness which is essential in the manufacturing of construction materials, its an additive gasoline, dry cell battery. It has a similar application when alloyed with aluminum and helps to reduce corrosion and is used in the manufacturing of beverage cans. It is used as colorant in bricks and ceramics and is a catalyst and oxidizer etc, manganese ore has no substitute for its use.

Manganese is a silvery-gray metal resembling iron, in fact most occurrences in Nigeria is found associated with iron ore. It is hard and very brittle, difficult to fuse, but easy to oxidize.

The most important manganese ore is pyrolusite. It is estimated that Nigeria has over 5,000,000MT spread around the nation. Manganese is the real reason the ore is at its present level of value.

We are presently stocking this mineral for export.


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