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.
There is a surprising amount of detectable gold under the water’s surface. The right tools make it much easier to find, and with a little patience and practice you can take advantage of this underappreciated bonanza.
“When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” is the title to one of the world’s most famous songs, but it might also take on new meaning if a junior mining company succeeds in bringing its plans to fruition.
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Questions regarding patented and unpatented mining claims and the legal rights surrounding them.
• ...three more days
The agency said managers “showed a disregard for the miners’ welfare” and acted with “more than ordinary negligence” before the victim fell through a sinkhole while operating a large loader about 200 feet below the entrance of the mine.
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.
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