Ask The Experts—Can you help explain the ratings in Melman On Gold & Silver?
May 2007 by StaffQ: I’m a fairly new subscriber. I enjoy Leonard’s financial column but his ratings at the end don’t seem to make sense. He will highlight problems with the economy but rate it “Positive.” Why is that?
Pinpointing for Gold
This rock had been with a family for many years and they were cleaning up an old workshop that had lots of minerals and miscellaneous “ore” samples.
Glacial Gold in the Midwest
Although the potential for fortunes to be made from the commercial mining of this rich glacial gravel conceivably exists, so far no large mining company has shown any serious interest in it.
Trash! A Hindrance Or Hot Spot For Hidden Gold?
I love it when I am in the middle of a high trash area and all the ferrous bars go away, the screen number goes to a three or an eight, and the meter is forty to a hundred. I don’t know for sure that I have found gold, but it narrows the odds down.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Commercial Blaster Training
Since last year’s articles on explosives for mining, several people have asked for more information about becoming a licensed blaster.
One Question, Forever Unanswered—Did He Really Find the Gold?
This was one of those stories where you have no doubt that the person telling it believes it to be true. But was it?
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts—Where can I find plans for a home-built suction dredge? • Recovering Values from Black Sands • Typhoon Exploration—Junior Mining Company Moves Forward in Quebec • Kalgoorlie, Australia—Born of Gold • Colorado Court Rules on Cyanide Ban • Selling Your Gold—Where To Start • The Business of Mines—Consider Your Tax Deductions Now • Exploration, Development and Taxes • US v. Donald Eno—IBLA Rules in Favor of Miner • Miners Clean Washington Rivers and Streams • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back