Melman on Gold & Silver
January 2002 by Leonard MelmanWhat a difference a year makes. It makes one wonder if we still live on the same planet!
After many decades of closures, land-use restrictions, and over-regulation, miners and all other public land users may finally see some real relief due to the efforts of MMAC.
Now it was time for the nerve-wracking part of the job: actually removing anything from the hanging wall we deemed to be in need of removal because it was either loose, could be loose, looked loose, or we felt it was just downright dangerous
These are just a few tips and opinions of mine and this article is primarily intended for persons just starting to detect for gold and using a VLF detector.
Backers of the petition drive that began five months ago said they secured only about two-thirds of the 97,000 signatures they needed by the deadline to place the measure on the November ballot.
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