Melman on Gold & Silver
April 2002 by Leonard MelmanWell, will wonders never cease!? It appears that Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan actually smiled when giving his most recent testimony to Congress. Actually, he was so upbeat that he carried the whole stock market with him—as well as others around the world. In fact, if there was one over-riding characteristic of the past month, it was the return of optimism over the economic future.
Revisiting The Old Mini Patch
Today, the greatest gold rushes occur due to technological advances capable of discovering gold where it once was extremely unlikely or difficult.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Big banks penalized for rigging gold price
• Mining royalties excluded from reconciliation bill
Ask The Experts: Small-scale drilling
Q: What is available to a small prospector? How does one prospect (drill) into the walls of an old hard rock mine to see what is 10 feet beyond...
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Dawson City and the World Gold Panning Championships
Each year the World Gold Panning Association (WGPA) holds a world championship in one of the twenty countries that are members. The decision as to where to hold each championship involves many factors...
Gold Deposits of the Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast has considerable gold reserves, and this nation has the largest area of greenstone belts prospective for gold in the continent.
Tips for Cleaning Gold Nuggets
I pulled out the nuggets I had worked on previously and looked at the size of the wire basket that the items to be cleaned are placed into. It looks much like a miniature french fry deep fryer.
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