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.
• New Congress is off to a good start
• It’s all about connections...
• The numbers speak for themselves...
“Our member followed the PLP dredge card to the ‘T’. PLP called his senior officer about the incident and the call was never returned, nor was the dredger cited.”
• Is the Spenceville Wildlife area open to prospecting?
Q: About 158,000 tons of ore is estimated to remain on the property. Worth further investigation?
I’d like to offer some practical comments about staking and maintaining mining claims. Owning your own claim is the dream of many prospectors. I’ve made good money off my mining claims, both from the minerals I have found on them as well as from leasing out some of my claims to larger mining and exploration companies.
• State attorneys claim the Court of Appeals wrongly relied on South Dakota Mining Association v. Lawrence County regarding federal preemption...
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts—What questions should I ask before investing in a gold mine? • Ask The Experts—Should I choose gold, silver or mining stocks? • From the Editor • Eight Reasons To Release Oil From The Strategic Petroleum Reserve • No Leprechaun Needed • Building A Mine—Dust Devil Sunstones • Remote Throttle Benefits Dredgers • Pickering Bar Revisited • John Fremont and the Gold Mines of Las Mariposas • The Pay Streak: Redefined With Metal Detectors • No Gas Needed • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices