Melman on Gold & Silver
September 2008 by Leonard Melman...one of the hallmarks of the past month has been a series of incredibly swift reversals that have shaken virtually every market we follow. From the end of July through mid-August, both precious and base metals have fallen sharply; the petroleum complex has likewise come under heavy selling...
Crater of Diamonds State Park is located 4 miles southeast of Murfreesboro, Arkansas...in an area of low hills, about a half-mile north of the Little Missouri River. The region receives 45 inches of rain per year, enough to support pine-oak forests. The diamond-bearing area stands out as grasslands surrounded by forests.
The intention of this article is to summarize the highlights of the past 25 years which have led up to metal detecting for gold nuggets and to cover some basic information...
Three former employees of a Colorado gold mine face charges of stealing more than $1.7 million in unprocessed gold, prosecutors said.
Q: I believe I have found a deposit that contains iridium. What can you tell me about iridium? Are there any tests I can do in the field to confirm it is iridium? How much is iridium worth? Where can I get it assayed? Can I refine it myself?
• Pouring money down an artsy drain...
• Big government gets even bigger
• California leads the way...to financial ruin
How can a miner or prospector take advantage of these speedy financing options while avoiding the risks associated with borrowing from so-called “shadow banks?”
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