Melman on Gold & Silver
August 1999 by Leonard Melman...we are beginning to believe that there is a Grinch out there who steals every rally away from the gold market! There is almost no other explanation for what is going on.
• All bark but no bite
• Company looks to restart mining in Wisconsin
It could be worth $250! We are on a quest to find out who has the oldest surviving copy of our monthly Journal.
What a disappointment! Just when things were beginning to get really interesting and both parties had seemingly hotly contested races for the presidential nominations, both Senators involved promptly said, "I quit!," took their bat and ball and headed home!
There’s gold in that thar sea floor. Silver, copper, zinc and lead, too. The problem is, it’s a mile or two underwater and encased in massive mineral deposits that layer a dark, mysterious world.
• Wheaton River Minerals
• Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp.
• Iamgold Corp.
• Golden Star Resources
• China Minmetals Corp.
• Noranda Inc.
• Golden Eagle International, Inc.
• Clifton Mining Company
• Nord Resources Corp.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Man turns in two gold bars...
• You'd better get used to the dark...
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • New Oregon Mining Legislation Friendly to Small Miner • Cutbacks at S. African Mines—Britain Blamed • BLM Reports That 'Mining' Brings Most Public Reward • Long-Term Camping Plan at Fortymile Proposed by BLM • "No Gold Sales" Says Nevada Senator • Panel Cuts Park Monies, Eases Mining Restrictions • State May Re-Examine Plans on Dredge Use Near Hope • Company Notes • Jim Butler's Political Career • Picks & Pans: Gold Recovery in Placer Mining Operations • Nevada Looks to Tourism to Fill Mining's Gap • PGMs in the United States • Miners Claim Victory in Fight That Began with Protest • U.S. Admits Botching Indian Funds Accounts • Gold Fever • Roads Protecting Grizzlies Reopen • Guanajuato Silver, Mexico • Roosevelt: From Boom Town to Mountain Lake • Dollar Must Slip for Gold to Rise • Looking Back • 1999 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices