Melman on Gold & Silver (2007 Year in Review)
December 2007 by Leonard MelmanWhile housing remained in its confirmed downtrend, another growing problem began to get some serious ink, namely the developing feed grain shortages combined with food price inflation. The combination of growing demand, steadily diminishing farmlands and new set-asides of grains for ethanol began to bite hard and it appears that the food price inflation story is only just beginning.
I’m sure we all have, at some point in time, gone out detecting and ended up not having the success we thought we would have. Here are some helpful game-changers that work for me and may work for you, as well.
North American mining companies are hunkering down to ride out a global economic slowdown; looking to rein in spending and perhaps delay some projects and exploration.
Back at our campsite, while the rest of us grabbed a late four o’clock lunch, Fallyn volunteered to do the clean-up panning.
I must admit to taking some degree of pleasure in anticipating the excuse-making which will probably come out of the "Global Warming" camp to explain away a truly startling announcement.
The widespread gold and base metal mineralization supports that many significant lode deposits remain to be discovered.
The Bawl Mill • Searching for a Paying Hardrock Deposit • Kings Valley Project Hopes to Meet Lithium, Uranium Demand • New Study on the Formation of Nuggets—Part I • Over the Divide —Ronald Richard "Ron" Wendt • Small-Scale Mining with a Dozer and Detectors • Alaska and Nevada Continue to Lead the Pack • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre; The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Part III • Looking Back • Landowners See Potential Gold Mine in Uranium Ore • Feds Raid “Liberty Dollar” Headquarters • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices