Melman on Gold & Silver
April 2008 by Leonard Melman“What A Difference A Day Makes.” That song title accurately describes the huge change in momentum that occurred March 11, 2008, when the central banks of the world announced their rescue plan for the beleaguered international credit system, which appeared to be crumbling right in front of their very eyes.
Geology books are best used by geologists, but many of the old-time books can be understood by most anyone who has an interest in rocks and minerals. Certain words or phrases may stump the layman, but just skip those parts and go on to the portions of the books that are easily understood. Some of the old-time mining geology books should be in every small miner’s collection.
Saturday came and it looked to have the makings of a dreary, misty day. Undaunted, I loaded my truck with my sluice, buckets and gear, and headed for the claim.
I was informed, in a less than friendly manner, that I can only camp on the claim for 14 days of every 90.
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• BLM Launches EIS for Conservation and Restoration of BLM Public Lands in Western U.S.
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While much attention in northern Alberta has been focused on the rapidly growing “oil sands,” another story of particular interest to the mining community has been taking shape virtually unnoticed in the same region.
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