Melman on Gold & Silver
October 2001 by Leonard MelmanDeadlines are something we must live with at ICMJ as with any other publication, and as this columnist’s deadline approached early Tuesday morning of September 11, I turned on the financial channel to get some last pre-market commentary before completing this month’s column. What I saw was virtually beyond belief. A jetliner had just crashed into one of the two towers of the World Trade Center...
• Beyond the call of duty
• May the best spouse win
• Dishonorable discharge
The current administration is receptive; we believe the time is ripe to push for a return to reasonable regulations and to restore mining to a priority for public lands as long as some new crisis doesn’t take precedent.
• Original Sixteen to One cleared
• Another court case settled
Q: Does anyone know of an electrowinning instrument that will plate (heavy plate) rhodium and iridium? I have both in solution. (Solution content = 262.9 oz/ton of iridium; 14.9 oz/ton rhodium.)
If I have precious metals in solution in bulk, say 620 to 1,000 gallons, is there a facility to extract the precious metals out? If so, can each be isolated?
This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
- He made quite a splash
- Even the Pony Express was faster than this!
- They say it’s “snot” a joke…
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