Melman on Gold & Silver
July 2001 by Patrick CondonMan O Man, if politics isn’t the strangest game! First, we had a Presidential election that wasn’t over the night it’s over, but instead dragged on for weeks on end before “Dubya” was declared the winner. Then we had the Senatorial contest in Washington that dragged on for more weeks before the Democratic candidate won that squeaker, reducing the Senate to a fifty-fifty proposition with the Republicans having a minuscule edge by virtue of the Vice President being of their party.
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After a short time, the tailings pile can get very large, and can actually block the downstream end of the sluice box.
Representative Jim Gibbons (R-Nevada) said he believes now is the time to address reform of mining law during a recent interview at the Northwest Mining Association (NWMA) convention in Spokane.
Nome has a colorful history built on gold, where over 5 million ounces of the yellow metal has been dug up. Due to limited space, only a tiny fraction of this mining district can be touched upon. It would take volumes to cover all the information...
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