Melman on Gold & Silver
April 2001 by Leonard MelmanVanishing with equal rapidity is any belief that this onrushing economic downturn is a minor speed bump on the road to financial utopia.
In this proposed rule, BLM is seeking to amend regulations to respond to a recent law that continues to require claimants to pay location and maintenance fees on unpatented mining claims or sites and to provide annual maintenance fee waivers to small miners until September 30, 2001.
“But first and foremost you have to have the geology. With respect to the geology, the Goodnews Bay placers, which actually were won from the Salmon River drainage and its tributaries, produced on the order of 650,000 ounces,” Foley says.
In 1997, I had been working a hard rock claim in Lone Valley, Nevada with two partners. It was a small seam about one to two inches wide that had free gold up to 9 ounces per ton.
In response to "Fake Assays and Assayers", ICMJ September 2000...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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