Melman on Gold & Silver
May 2005 by Leonard MelmanLast month was one of the most unusual in recent memory. For virtually an entire month, the news media was focused almost entirely with death and dying.
If precious metals miners and prospectors were looking for a series of dramatic events to usher in the first two weeks of 2016, they have not been disappointed.
“Metal detecting is not a social function.” So said a good friend of mine. And it’s true. But that’s not to say the benefits of having a prospecting partner don’t outweigh those of being alone.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Cominco American Inc.
• Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.
• Texas government has more plot twists than the TV series “Dallas”
For the prospector, knowing what oxidized hydrothermal alteration looks like in the field is an important exploration tool.
When the final numbers are in, China will have consumed a record 350 tons of gold in 2006 amid surging sales of gold bullion, up 17 percent from 2005, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Q: How can I locate good places to prospect and meet like-minded individuals at the same time?
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