Melman on Gold & Silver
June 1999 by Leonard MelmanThe morning of Friday, May 7 gave us a new chapter in gold's ongoing struggles which might properly be named "As the headlines turn!"
Scientists from the state Department of Natural Resources reported that they recently discovered the highest concentrations of gold particles ever found in the state during routine soil sampling near Soudan.
• Let's see what goes on behind closed doors
• Nothing but the best, make that most expensive, for the US
• No exception for taxpayers
• Speaking of waste...
• Trimming the fat
• Uncle Sam needs you...to snitch!
...the federal agency is intrigued by a plan that might result in cleaning up the area without cost to taxpayers.
Representatives from Washington State’s independent, small-scale gold mining community recently accepted an award and a message of gratitude from the leader of the State’s Department of Ecology.
The pit was a classic one—exposed shale bedrock with all the material being washed out one end of the pit. Within a few minutes I had a nice mellow signal that was in open ground.
Using GIS systems to aid in mapping.
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