Melman on Gold & Silver
July 2000 by Leonard MelmanAs many long time readers know, one of my favorite sayings is the Asian expression, "May you live in interesting times." We sure do and if you didn't believe it before, just consider the latest word from the international markets.
The Reno Masonic Lodge was built along the railroad tracks back when Ulysses S. Grant was president and shortly after the Comstock Lode of gold and silver was struck in Virginia City.
Ore processing in California?
• Make your votes count
• Court tells Forest Service many access fees are illegal
• Kensington update
ICMJ congratulates this year's inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame.
Once you have had a chance to look at our charts and quotes for this issue, I have one bit of advice. "Don't go running off to see your optometrist!"
Q: Can you tell us what the indicator rocks are? I’ve looked at the nearby digs and pushes that were made for gold and it looks like we’re digging on some similar material...
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Mine Market / Circulation Manager Returns to High School • A Word from the Editor • GOP Chairmen Ask Gore to Recuse Himself From Roadless Plan • Treasure Hunters Abound in Greece • Hope Boy Finds Gem During Field Trip • Deadly Explosion Ruled Accidental • Canyon Resources Offers to Sell Mineral Rights • Four Miners Die in Mine Accidents in Ukraine • GPS Speeds Filing of Claims in Alaska • 15th, 16th Century Coins Found in Romania • Miners Attend Meeting in Myrtle Point, Oregon • Picks & Pans: Detecting in Kauai, Hawaii • Mannequins Bring "Life" to Mining Museum • The History of Tombstone • Company Notes • Metal Detector Only Requirement for Hunting Treasure • Mystery of the Reed Gold Mine Nuggets • The Colorado Mineral Belt • Millennium of Russian Gold on Display in U.S. • Judge to Decide Regarding Release of Records • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back