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.
Picks & Pans: Red Mountain Planted Nugget Hunt
While there are many ways to conduct a planted nugget hunt, this article describes one way that several mining associations can get together and sponsor such an event. In this hunt, the Antelope Valley Treasure Hunter Society’s claim in the Randsburg Mining District was used as the huntfield. It was chosen because...
More Fiddling While Forests Burn
Logging on federal land plummeted—over 84% since the 1980s. And that management tool was replaced with—nothing.
More Gold Recovered Off Florida Coast
Eleven treasure-laden ships that made up the 1715 Fleet were heading to Spain from Havana on July 31, 1715, when they encountered a hurricane off Florida’s central coast.
The Hill of Gold
I was amazed and surprised, and I took a moment to admire how beautiful this coarse chunk of gold was. It later weighed exactly one-half ounce.
A Profitable Approach—Financing Mineral Exploration With Oil & Gas Projects
Not too many years ago, junior mining companies most frequently limited their activities to exploring and pre-developing their mining properties.
The Bawl Mill
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• Seven experts...and a little bit of editing
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The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts — How have fellow dredgers modified their dredges in order to retain fine gold? • Ask The Experts — Could you please include the stock symbol in "Mining Stock Quotes"? • Gryphon Gold and the Borealis Project • A Modern Day Prospector’s Story • Conducting Research To Find New Gold Deposits • New Tax Considerations For Your Mining Business • Searching for Gold at Paradise Valley, Alaska • The Carson City Mint • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices