Melman on Gold & Silver
March 2008 by Leonard MelmanNews during the past month seemed to focus directly on economic and political events close to home in the good old USA. As talk of recession—or worse—mounted, and as one stock market segment after another weakened sharply, the economic and political leaders of the nation sprang into decisive action.
Stillwater Mining Company’s East Boulder platinum and palladium mine is back in operation, with its staff cut in half...
Quartz is a common rock-forming mineral found in many shapes, forms, and colors.
In 1948, I lived alone in the Cerrillos Mountains south of Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the Tom Payne Mine. When lead and zinc metal prices suddenly took a nosedive, our ore and concentrate shipments from the Payne to the ASARCO smelter...
I know big mining companies use cyanide and other leach systems to recover gold from ore. Is this the only economically feasible way to recover the values?
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University said they have constructed electronic circuits that can stretch like rubber. Possible uses include wearable electronics or artificial nerves.
Every time we prospected here we found gold, sometimes some really coarse flakes, but no large nuggets (yet).
A federal judge convicted Oregon miner Clifford Tracy of illegal mining while digging for gold on US Forest Service land.
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