Melman on Gold & Silver
March 2000 by Leonard MelmanThe hoopla is over, the spectacular shows are just a memory. The fact is, we're stuck in the 2000s whether we like it or not! And the sad—or glad—reality is that changing the year's first number from a "one" to a "two" hasn't really changed anything other than giving us oldtimers some minor irritation now and then until we get used to things.
The Rattlesnake Hills (RSH) in central Wyoming had been overlooked for gold, even though it had all of the earmarks of being a major gold district.
There is a major change coming in the economy of the world and now is the time for prospectors and miners to grab a ticket and get on board.
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