Melman on Gold & Silver
January 2005 by Leonard MelmanThe year 2004 feels much like the fabled month of March, entering like a lion, remaining stormy for much of the time, but exiting like a lamb. It is almost eerie how there has been a reduction of tension throughout the investment communities, both conventional and precious metals, in the past few weeks.
I love to see old-timer workings while I am out detecting for gold. For one thing, it assures me that gold came from there. Second, it tells me gold should almost certainly still be there.
This will provide the opportunity to meet with many of the members of Congress in a more informal setting at several meetings, luncheons and dinners. And we have been offered the chance to meet with President Trump’s staff.
The “Forty-niners,” known as “Argonauts,” separated the loose gold known as “wet diggin’s” from the river gravels using a wash pan. The pan was made of tin or iron and had a flat bottom and sloping sides.
The higher the sensitivity setting, the louder and sharper the signal from a gold nugget or other metal target.
Each year the World Gold Panning Association (WGPA) holds a world championship in one of the twenty countries that are members. The decision as to where to hold each championship involves many factors...
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The Bawl Mill • Convention Report • Interview with Congressman Gibbons on Mining Law Reform • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part II—Pocket Hunting for Residual Placers • Gold Canyon Resources Targets Gallium • Tucson Mountain Chaos • Picks & Pans: Auburn Ravine Gold • Suit Filed to Stop Mining in Northern California • Niobium and Tantalum • The Iola Mine Group, Montgomery County, North Carolina • Effectively Using a Detector and Drywasher for Placer Gold • Mining Companies Use Conservative Valuations • Company Notes • Accident at Robinson Mine Leaves Two Dead • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices