Melman on Gold & Silver
February 2005 by Leonard MelmanMost American markets greeted the first few trading days of the new year with substantial selling. Compared to their 2004 year-end levels, by January 11, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had declined almost 300 points, the NASDAQ Composite had fallen from 2,185 to near 2,080 while the S&P 500 had dropped from 1,217 to 1,183.
Q: Our group has found a nickel deposit in the Yuma, Arizona area that is similar to the one that you wrote about...
• Reality show or reality?
• Big brother pays well...
• "Less is more" is really less
Throughout the colorful history of mining, reviews of old documents and stories have led to new mineral discoveries.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more...
The temptation to enter the dark interiors beckoned to me before the day was finished but I resisted.
The Bawl Mill • Shortage of Mining Engineers Projected • Ex-MarketWatch Mining Promoter Settles Charges • Carbonatites • Sage-Grouse Listing Denied • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold—Part III • Tongass Approves Kensington Mine Plan • PLP Interim Rule Raffle • California Miners Locate Rich Pocket of Specimen Gold • The Lucky Shot Mine • BC Premier Heralds "Golden Decade" in Forestry and Mining • Drywashing for Eluvial Gold in the Desert—Using a Portable Drywasher and Hand Tools • Claim Filings Up in the Northwest • Canadian Officials Foresee Little Impact From Mine • Coeur d'Alene Mines Sees Future in Bolivia • The Golden Highway—Nevada County • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back