The Steeple Rock District, New Mexico
March 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Steeple Rock Mining District is located in the northwest-trending Summit Mountains of southwest New Mexico, at an average elevation of 5,200 feet. The highest point in the mountains is Vanderbilt Peak, which rises to an elevation of 6,773 feet. The mountains receive about 12 inches of precipitation a year in the form of rain and occasional winter snow.
On a personal level, I have been part of the business, brokerage and financial columnist worlds for 45 years, since the mid-1960s, and in all those years, I have never seen a collection of negative news items similar to what has been published during the past month. In short, taken together they may very well be describing the end of the economic world systems as we know them.
Time is a commodity which if traded would dwarf the price of gold. Nobody has enough of it; we can’t make more of it; and whether squandered or spent wisely, once gone, it’s gone forever. To find gold we have to spend time.
Thanks to the efforts of the World Gold Council (WGC), investors in the yellow metal now have an excellent new way in which to participate in gold’s price movements.
The recent increased public attention given to Revised Statute 2477 rights-of-way also has been accompanied by an increase in misinformation being spread by some anti-access environmental groups and federal bureaucrats.
Ceremonies for the induction of five mining industry pioneers into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the Museum Convention Center in Leadville.
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