Melman on Gold & Silver
December 2002 by Leonard MelmanIf there was ever a month for the financial markets to rejoice, the one just past would appear to have been ideal. Oil prices declined sharply...the Fed revved up the economy by smashing short-term interest rates to their lowest levels since World War II...and, perhaps most important of all, the Republican Party now has possession of a clean sweep of American political power, controlling the Presidency, Senate and House while Conservatives dominate the Supreme Court.
Each separate Mining District is a federally recognized entity. There are huge advantages—picture yourself going to an oversight meeting where 2, 3, 4, or even more Mining District representatives have obtained voting positions on the board.
Our group of independent miners have been busy crafting a uniquely designed ladder/ore cart track from the bottom of an 85-foot mine shaft in a historical hard rock mine.
I (enjoy) Twain’s description of a gold mine, “A hole in the ground with a liar at the top.” Some humor here? You bet, but I’m sure he meant it to be a real eye opener as well.
Jerry Hobbs, president of Public Lands for the People, is taking action to prevent undue restrictions on miners utilizing suction dredges in California.
• Taxpayers may be in double jeopardy?
• Don't ask; won't tell...
• By the numbers...
• Obama’s parting shots
• California suction dredging
• Oregon follows California’s lead
• Lawsuit coming; bill introduced to stop mining in Washington State
• President Trump halts new federal regulations
A recent discovery in Northern California has proven once again that there is still good gold to be found if you do your homework.
The Bawl Mill • Original Sixteen-to-One Mine Fights On • Solar-Powered Placer Sampling Equipment • Working the Belmont Mine—1953 (Part 3—Conclusion) • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: Gold and Bears • Gold in North Dakota • The North Star Mine • Dectecting Alaskan Gold Nuggets • The Ancient History of Gold • Columbians Continue Search for Emeralds • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices