encountered from the technical side, the measure in itself would have proved quite
amount of duty proposed was 5 rubles per pound, or 200 rubles (8103)
per pood, which of course can have no influence whatever on an article
the price ot which is 28,000 rubles (514,420) per pood (36.112 pounds).
PLATINUM IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES.
The platinum conditions in Eussia are also well summarized in an article in the Mining Journala
(London), by Mr. E. de Haupick, of the Imperial Russian Engineers. In
this article Mr. de Haupick gives the prices of crude platinum and of
platinum ingots, and the production of the last few years, as shown in
the following tables: