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.”
The potential exists for small-scale placer mining in these pits using a trommel and sluice box or other similar types of equipment.
- Wanted: real, live workers
- Always vote for yourself
- OMG! :(
• Should I introduce mercury in the centrifugal bowl to aid gold recovery?
Saturday came and it looked to have the makings of a dreary, misty day. Undaunted, I loaded my truck with my sluice, buckets and gear, and headed for the claim.
One of the newest opportunities available to the individual prospector is the exchange of information over the Internet. A number of websites and forums dedicated to prospecting for gold have sprung up in recent years.
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has ordered an investigation of the recent raids, saying he will not tolerate a state agency's participation in the sort of conduct displayed.
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