Melman on Gold & Silver
September 1999 by Leonard MelmanNo single factor has been as important in the control of inflationary pressures over the past few years as the decline in commodity prices. As long as the cost of raw materials was declining, industry was able to produce goods with minimal increases in price.
Over 7 million ounces of gold have been produced in the Klamath Mountains of northwestern California, 64% of which has been from placers.
One prime example is an area that I have talked about in many of my articles. This is a very large area and I will actually describe its location again.
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I don’t know what to do next. Should I get an assay of the quartz? Can you recommend someone? Should I somehow crush the rock & search for a gold vein? Am I just wasting my time?
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