Serpentine in California
May 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDSerpentine, as used in this article, is both a rock and a mineral. The rock should be termed "serpentinite," but the word "serpentine" is in common usage for both the rock and mineral.
The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) recently reported some new information in their quest to expose manipulation of the gold markets by the government and central banks.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Agnico-Eagle Mines will open Europe’s largest gold mine in northern Finland in 2008, the Canadian company and local officials said.
My mining partner Keith McBride and I spent a week in May working on a twenty-nine man crew split up into six teams at a couple of “pay to mine” mining camps.
Yet another term has entered the lexicon of investment analysis and that term is “Fallen Angels.” No, we are not referring to religious icons or celestial bodies. Rather, the investment community has dubbed the debt instruments of once-prosperous companies that have now fallen on hard times with that moniker.
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