Melman on Gold & Silver
February 2004 by Leonard MelmanTo paraphrase the great Sir Winston Churchill, it would appear that, “Never have so many been so happy about so much!” Investors in stocks are happy; investors in gold are happy; investors in commodities, real estate, government bonds and even airline and utility stocks are happy. Productivity is growing; inflation appears to be diminishing and...
• The environmental Robin Hood
• But it looked good on paper...
• Low-quality reputation hits home
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
Worldwide silver production is expected to increase annually, reaching 567 million ounces by 2001, up from 1997 levels of 501.9 million ounces...
Ground sluicing, surfacing and scratching are a few names given to the recovery of gold in shallow areas. Where I live, the hills are dotted with small surface diggings.
• EPA investigated for environmental ties
• Hundreds of miners show up to rally at Oregon State Capitol
• DOI nominee would be bad for miners
- New Deputy Secretary of Interior
- Case against dredger allowed to proceed
The Sierra Mojada Project lies within a historic high grade silver, lead and zinc mining district originally discovered in 1879.
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