Melman on Gold & Silver
May 2009 by Leonard Melman...while the conference and some economic data were working to restore optimism, the world continued to receive a flood of negative economic news, some of it with ominous implications...
A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more...
It is becoming increasingly clear that Barack Obama will be an activist President. Unlike his predecessors, he appears set on using the powers of government in an unusually aggressive manner in order to accomplish “public good.”
Geologic processes can either concentrate or disperse gold and other elements from adjacent rocks. It is the results of the concentration processes that the prospector is most interested in.
This wash was not far from where I once dug a half-ounce nugget, so I knew there was gold in the area.
• Washington Group Int'l
• Robinson Nevada Mining Co.
• Little Squaw Gold Mining Co.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Compania de Minas Buenaventura
In processing gold, silver and other valuable ores, the minerals containing the values, such as metallic gold, silver-bearing sulfides or other minerals, must be freed from the surrounding host rock before those valuable minerals can be captured.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Prospectors & Attorneys • Technology Opens Promise, Perils of Ocean Mining • Hot Ground or Large Deep Gold? • Finding Diamond Deposits With Your PC—Part II • Mining Expedition at Eagle Rock—Part I • Subscriber Locates Large Diamond at Arkansas Diamond Park • Silver City Prospecting Adventures • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Gold Pours Again at Jerritt Mine