Melman on Gold & Silver
January 2009 by Leonard MelmanPutting it all together, I believe 2009 could be the year for a major move upward in both gold and silver, the two monetary precious metals. However, given the potential for an abrupt abridgement of any economic recovery, I am less optimistic for platinum, our third precious metal. Therefore, I offer the following predictions, both for time and price...
There were some exceptional times in the far-flung history of the West. Rich finds of minerals that set men’s souls ablaze. From the rich gold fields of California, men who arrived too late to find riches went searching in every direction. The trail that we will follow leads east, past the shining silver district of the Comstock Lode.
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The bright yellow nugget caught my eye as I pulled the astroturf down the sluice box into the large plastic tub. I grabbed it from the mat, pretty much in shock because of its size.
Mike and I each selected a side of the creek and started to work our way upstream. We both worked the water and sides of the creek, and better than half the gold found in this area is in the water.
On a beautiful day in 1971, my wife and I were scratching around some old miner's camp when I dug up a metal gold pan and thought I would try my hand at panning for gold. (mistake #1)
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