Melman on Gold & Silver
July 1999 by Leonard MelmanClearly, the single-most important reason for the latest decline in gold is the recently announced auctions by the British Central Bank. However, other news stories this past month also had negative implications for the yellow metal.
Exposed veins and outcroppings can be a great source for gathering good gold ore for processing. Veins and outcroppings do require a lot of work to free the ore from its earthen grip, but this labor can be very rewarding.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
If the costs of financing the national debt increase in a manner described in this study, that should, in our opinion, be regarded as a long-term plus for the precious metals.
• The 1872 Mining Law
• Roadless decision due soon
• MSHA Review Commission
• Sage grouse decision due soon
The long-delayed Buckhorn Mountain gold mine project has been purchased by one of North America’s largest gold producers. Kinross Gold Corp. plans to begin mining there within two years.
• Two million acres of proposed habitat
• Last chance for Nevada claim refunds
• California suction gold dredging update
Most developmental ideas grow from the reluctance of some individual to participate in hard work, so I can only say that I must think better in a reclining position.
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