Melman on Gold & Silver
October 2000 by Leonard MelmanBy the time you receive this issue of ICMJ, the November election will be only a few weeks away, and the campaign is finally heating up. Quite surprisingly, Vice President Gore has taken the lead in recent polls from the early front-runner, George "Dubya" Bush.
• Bachelor of Science or just B.S.?
• Monster makes the list
• An unexpected souvenir
• Candidate has bad timing
• China pays American professors to play for both sides
• Odd times we live in
There has been more written on the Klondike Gold Rush than any rush in the history of the world. Some highlights have been written below, a mere grain of sand of information to glean. The price of gold during the 1890s averaged $20.67 per ounce.
I had two of the guys go down into the creek and each one picked out a small island of bedrock. I had them detect their piece of bedrock and then gave a critique to all on how they did.
Everyone has heard of the golden beach at Nome, but Nome did not have the richest beach.
• Oregon proposed withdrawal
Ore testing and other advice for starting up a mining operation.
The Bawl Mill • A Word from the Editor • Under the Guise of Environmental Protection—EPA Revealed • The Centennial Lode and the Centennial Ridge District, Wyoming • Company Notes • Picks & Pans—In Search of Nome Creek Gold • Massive Sulfide Deposits in Oregon • Recreational Dredging on the South Yuba River • The Trapiches of Chile • Tales of Liberty Gold • Drywashing Alluvial Placers • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices