Melman on Gold & Silver
August 2008 by Leonard MelmanThis past month was one that saw the emergence of a series of problems capable of inflicting true and serious damage to the world’s well being on a scale we have not witnessed since the late 1970s.
Tired of trudging through quagmires, over mountains and slipping into bloodsucker infested mud holes to stake your mining claim? Then perhaps you should consider British Columbia. BC is moving towards an Internet-based claim staking system that will allow you to stake your claims during football half-time festivities.
Fundamental information on gold and silver turned more to the bullish side this past month, and we can point to three particular items as the basis for that conclusion.
Gold was discovered on the upper peninsula of Michigan around 1845, about the same time that rich iron and copper deposits were being put into production. Despite the discovery of gold and silver, most interest centered about iron...
• Lukewarm consensus among scientists regarding global warming
• Yet another example of why big government is NOT the answer...
• Everyone deserves a second chance...
Last month I wrote an article entitled “Good Assays and Bad,” which gathered a few comments.
During the great uranium rush of the late 1940s, thousands of prospectors spread out all over the western United States sampling rock outcrops for traces of radioactivity.
Operators of the Montana Tunnels mine about 25 miles south of Helena have final approval to expand it.
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