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Old 04-29-2011, 06:43 AM
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Default Not Price related question for a change.

Anyone has a clue what the recycled versus freshly mined silver ratio that goes into bullions issued by the US Mint and RCM is?
Also are their sources listed anywhere?

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Old 04-29-2011, 09:07 AM
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Huh? You mean how much metal do they use that has never been used for something else? No way of knowing. Its not like changnig plastic bottles into carpet. Once refined, silver is silver. Its a base element in the periodic table.
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Old 04-29-2011, 09:39 AM
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Anyone has a clue what the recycled versus freshly mined silver ratio that goes into bullions issued by the US Mint and RCM is?
Also are their sources listed anywhere?
Maybe try to contact a refiner to see what they think? I would think it would be less than 25% recycled if it follows the average.
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Old 04-29-2011, 10:32 AM
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Blanks come from the Sunshine Mint and have a couple of Idaho NW USA mines right handy.
Maybe dig through their website...
Hey... It's your question... YOU research it and post back. LOL
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