In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Plan
September 2007 by Mike LowenIn my travels, and my experience with gravity tables, one thing has implanted itself in my mind. What about the tails?
Ready, Set, Go! The stopwatch clicks on and the panner starts like being fired out of a cannon. It’s the Labor Day weekend and the State Championships are on their way.
America’s reliance on foreign imports for minerals and metals continues at an alarming rate. The US Geological Survey reported that the US imported $132 billion in nonfuel minerals and metals in 2006.
Seldom in the 22 years we have been writing in this space have we ever seen a parade of such important events pass along the world’s newswires and print media.
In terms of gold and silver, if this mountain of unbacked debt, now reaching several trillions of dollars, Euros, Yen or other currencies begins to truly collapse into an inflationary spiral, we will witness the onset of the mother of all precious metals bull markets.
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A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more...
Molybdenum, referred to as “molly” by miners, is a white metal that is alloyed with iron to form hard, tough and strong steel. It was first used in World War I for armor plate on ships. Nowadays, molybdenum is routinely used to harden structural and tool steel, and to reduce corrosion.
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