The Silver Series: World’s Growing Demand For Silver (Part 3 of 4) Silver is the most versatile metal in the world. Not only does it have the highest thermal and electrical conductivity of all metals, but it also has many other impressive properties: silver is antibacterial, durable, reflective, and malleable. With such a multitude of […]

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The Silver Series: Who Controls The World’s Silver Supply? (Part 2 of 4) Within the Earth’s crust, there is 1 gram of silver supply for every 12.5 tonnes of earth (27,600 lbs). This makes silver very difficult to find. To understand silver supply, we must first discover how economic silver deposits form. Silver is typically […]

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The Looming Copper Supply Crunch Copper is among the three most used metals in the world, and high quantities of the copper supply must be mined every year to meet global demand. The market for copper is equal to approximately $120 billion each year, which rivals that of even iron ore, the most widely traded […]

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The Silver Series: The Many Phases of Silver (Part 1 of 4) The Many Phases of Silver since the early days of civilization, the ancients connected the brilliance of silver to the moon. Artemis, the Greek goddess of the moon, wore silver sandals and shot from a silver bow and arrow. This lunar comparison might […]

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