Melman on Gold & Silver
May 2001 by Leonard MelmanIf this past month has proved anything, it is the reversible nature of the rule that “what goes up must come down” which now also can read “what goes down must come up.”
They must have assumed the paystreak was spotty and had been mined out, so they never mined as close to the side of the valley as they should have.
• Change is coming at Interior
• Interior Department seeking public comment regarding minerals
The tiny, unincorporated town of Ash Fork blazed into the national spotlight with the announcement that 1,000 pounds of explosives were stolen from a nearby mine.
The lights are on again in the Sunshine silver mine as a New Orleans company investigates whether it is profitable to buy the operation.
You keep all you find at Ganes, with weekly tallies kept for a loose competition that I find helps motivate me. I seriously try to find more nuggets than anyone else in a given week, and usually make it or close to it.
We will be bringing the first of several bills that were requested by Congress during a previous MMAC trip and presenting maps depicting all the MMAC-assisted Mining Districts.
Our group of independent miners have been busy crafting a uniquely designed ladder/ore cart track from the bottom of an 85-foot mine shaft in a historical hard rock mine.
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