The Mineral Industry Volume 10

The Mineral Industry Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...the month, until 11 15s. was the ruling figure, and the month ended at about this price. August showed a little better demand at the beginning of the month, but this soon fell off, and values declined to 11 10s. They ultimately recovered fractionally to 11 18s. chiefly on speculative buying, and the importers held for full prices. September witnessed a further improvement, and it was apparent that consumers were very busy. Lead for prompt delivery whs somewhat scarce, and the price of short deliveries at one time reached 12 12s. 6d. They fell off by about 2s. 6d. to 5s. before October, at the commencement of which month prices declined still further to 11 5s. This level induced a good inquiry and there was a rally to about 11 10s. to 11 12s. 6d. November was a flat month, owing to heavy arrivals of European and Australian metal, which caused a decline to 11, the market practically closing at this figure. December began with a very poor demand, and with the large arrivals of metal and free wiling from America and the Continent, values suffered almost daily, until at one time 10 2s. 6d. was touched for soft foreign, English being quoted 10 5s. Toward the end of the month the lower range of prices attracted a good deal more attention from consumers, who bought rather freely. White Lead, Red Lead, Litharge And Orange Mineral. The aggregate production of lead pigments during 1901 was slightly greater than in 1900, the increase being distributed among all varieties except litharge, of which a slightly smaller output was reported. The production of red lead during 1901 was 13,103 short tons, valued at $1,448,550, as compared with 10,098 short tons, valued at $1,050,192, showing an increase of...
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  • English
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