Melman on Gold & Silver
September 2002 by Leonard MelmanAnyone looking for stability sure didn’t appreciate the financial markets of this past month as they fell, rose, fell and rose with dizzying swiftness, changing directions on the turn of a dime. This was as true of the gold share markets as it was of the financial markets in general.
Before going into an analysis of the ore composition, two other major factors will affect the result. These are the accuracy of the assay and the effectiveness of the mill for the gold recovery.
So much of gold detecting depends on attention to detail. Every gold area offers its own distinct geological markers and as prospectors we must pick up on those markers.
…if you are game for digging in and learning more about the intricate details of how gold deposits form, then let’s jump right in.
Dick DeVoto, head of Canyon Resources Corp., said his company's lawsuit against the state of Montana will go after the voter-initiated ban on the use of cyanide for mining. This marks a change in strategy.
The Michigan Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling that had blocked the state Department of Environmental Quality from deciding whether to issue a permit for a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula.
One of the greatest opportunities still available to Americans is the opportunity to stake and own your own mining claim. Much of the Western US consists of lands that are open to claim by any US citizen...
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