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 30 years experience as an exploration geologist searching for economic deposits of base and precious metals, industrial minerals, coal, uranium, and water in North and South America and China. Mickey has worked for junior explorers, major mining companies, private companies, and investors as a consulting economic geologist for the past 22 years, specializing in geological mapping and property evaluation. In addition to Mickey’s professional credentials and experience, he is high-altitude proficient and is bilingual in English and Spanish. From 2003 to 2006, Mickey made four outcrop ore discoveries in Peru, Nevada, Chile, and British Columbia. Mickey is well known throughout the mining and exploration community for his ongoing work as an analyst for public and private companies, investment funds, newsletter and website writers, private investors, and brokers.
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12/24/2018>Peak Oil, Peak Gold, Peak Whatever … Phooey!
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12/03/2018>Why Peak Gold Is Fake News
10/23/2018>Why Conflicted Copper Shows Little Consensus
10/03/2018>The 17-Year Record for Gold and the Toronto Venture Exchange
09/05/2018>The History of Gold-Oil Ratios: 1970-2018
08/27/2018>The History of Gold-Oil Ratios: 1946-1969
08/20/2018>Why I Don’t Want to Own Mining Companies
08/13/2018>Why Every Preliminary Economic Assessment is Fake News
08/07/2018>What the Hell Ever Happened to “Drill to Kill”?
06/20/2018>Why Gold Ain’t Goin’ Anywhere Anytime Soon: Revisited
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03/01/2017>The Mercenary Geologist’s Guide to PDAC 2017
02/08/2017>The 46-Year Record of Platinum-Gold Ratios
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11/28/2016>The Fallacy of Belief Revisited
11/21/2016>The Never-Ending Wars of the United States of America
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05/16/2016>The Life Cycle of Money
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