Limestone as Solid Mineral to Develop National Economy
American Journal of Physical Chemistry
Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2018, Pages: 23-28
Received: Jun. 21, 2018; Accepted: Jul. 6, 2018; Published: Aug. 2, 2018
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Usman Lawan Muhammad, Department of Chemistry, Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Nigeria
Mahamud Yusuf Musa, Department of Chemistry, Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Nigeria
Usman Yusuf, Department of Chemistry, Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Nigeria
Abdussalam Baita Nasir, Department of Chemistry, Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Nigeria
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Limestone is a valuable raw material in the world production which signified the distribution or the availability of the raw material within the countries and the economic development also depends on the regular production. In Nigeria the cement industry has made a considerable improvement in production capacity and development. This has resulted to an increase in cement production in Nigeria with its attendant increase in carbon dioxide generation into the atmosphere. Nigeria will be producing over 25 million metric tonnes of cement annually and at the rate of one tonne of cement to one tonne of carbon dioxide, the country will likely be producing 25 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide from cement production annually. The paper x-rayed this and showed the potential of the Nigeria cement industry in the contribution to global warming.
Limestone, Cement, Minerals
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Usman Lawan Muhammad, Mahamud Yusuf Musa, Usman Yusuf, Abdussalam Baita Nasir, Limestone as Solid Mineral to Develop National Economy, American Journal of Physical Chemistry. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2018, pp. 23-28. doi: 10.11648/j.ajpc.20180702.13
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