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The Mercenary Geologist Michael S. “Mickey” Fulp is a Certified Professional Geologist with a B.Sc. Earth Sciences with honor from the University of Tulsa, and M.Sc. Geology from the University of New Mexico. Mickey has 35 years experience as an ... more

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The History Of Gold-Oil Ratios: 1970-2018
Over the 584-month period, gold to oil ratios exhibit wide variance, extreme volatility, and a very broad range from lows near six to highs above 30.
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America’s Metals, Minerals, And Materials Misery
The United States of America depends on imported supplies for most of its industrial metals, minerals, and materials demand.
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HH The 48-Year Record Of Platinum:Palladium Ratios
Platinum and palladium are both small markets. According to the USGS, world production in 2015 was 189 tonnes of Pt and 216 tonnes of Pd and 2016 estimates are 176 tonnes and 208 tonnes respectively.
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EC The 46-Year Record Of Platinum-Gold Ratios
The gold to silver and platinum to gold price ratios determine the relative value of the precious metals and are useful parameters in deciding which metal to buy at any given time.
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Gold Is Money, That’s Why I Own Precious Metals!
Mickey Fulp sits down with Maurice Jackson to discuss the current state of the natural resource space.
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EC The 14-Year Record For The Toronto Venture Exchange
In a series of normalized charts, I will show that for overall, bull, and bear market conditions, there are predictable intra-year trends in the capitalization of the Toronto Venture Exchange.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

ABX Barrick Gold Corporation
CU First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOLD Randgold Resources Limited
SLV iShares Silver Trust

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Newsletter Writer, Analyst, and Speaker
MercenaryGeologist.com
2008 - Present (11 years 7 months)

Newsletter writer, analyst, and speaker, MercenaryGeologist.com

Independent Geologist and Analyst
Consultant
1987 - Present (32 years 11 months)

Clients include major mining and junior resource companies, consulting firms, private companies, newsletter and website writers, investment funds, brokers, and private investors. Geologic mapping, sampling, property and company evaluation and analysis, prospect generation, program management, drilling supervision, mineral appraisal and audit, claim staking, land work and research, corporate presentation, financing, business development.

Chief Geologist
Global Hunter Corp.
2004 - 2007 (3 years 6 months)

Delineation of Las Posadas copper oxide deposit, Region IV Chile.

Exploration Geologist
Santa Fe Pacific Mining
1981 - 1987 (6 years 7 months)

Project geologist and manager, Pecos Greenstone Belt, New Mexico, supervised 25 personnel including geologists, miners, and drillers in Jones Hill Mine delineation and test mine development; discovery of Tootsie Creek gold deposit, Montana; reconnaissance programs, drill projects, property examinations, and acquisition evaluations throughout western U.S.A.

Education

University of Tulsa
B.S.
Earth Sciences with Honors
University of New Mexico
M.S.
Geology

Publications

Mercenary Geologist
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Society of Economic Geologists
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Southwestern US regional editor