Melman on Gold & Silver (2008 Year in Review)
December 2008 by Leonard MelmanOur December issue is when we take a look backward at the year nearing completion, and this year is no exception. When we do look backward over the past eleven months, all we can say is, “What a year this has been!” And that isn’t meant in a positive...
• Occupancy rules discussed
• Comment period open for small-scale mining and dredging in Oregon
Few young people growing up today realize the fact that for the majority of its existence, the United States of America was a creditor nation, not a debtor nation. Other countries were indebted to America, not the other way around. However, that began to change...
A quartz piece was rolled over and there it was, staring right at us—beautiful, coarse gold coming right out of the quartz rock. It was almost the size of a softball, and it looked like over one quarter of it had gold throughout!
NovaGold Resources Inc. announced that a gold prospect in southwest Alaska is ready to advance to permitting.
Using a snuffer bottle to pick it out of the pan, he continued his panning efforts. He continued to find more yellowish stuff, but it wasn’t shiny like he thought gold should look.
The idea of decisive action in 2014 will be at the heart of my presentation at the ICMJ Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit of April 5-6 in Placerville. I look forward to meeting you all then.
He didn’t recognize what he was hearing, of course, but to my ear that bank was full of small gold.
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