Melman on Gold & Silver
May 1999 by Leonard MelmanFor gold advocates, the theme this past month could have been Life should be beautiful! After all, just consider some of the events of the past month.
Good questions...from A to Z...
• How do I clean up gold encrusted with iron-sulfides?
An attorney for the Pilgrim family told federal appeals judges that the National Park Service has no right to conduct a formal environmental review or create other roadblocks before granting access to their land within a national park.
In the meantime, PLP continues to incur costs associated with several ongoing court cases filed on behalf of the mining community. To contribute to their efforts, we are again offering to add twenty-five cents to every PLP donation made between...
Improper sampling techniques lead to more avoidable heartache than almost anything else in micro mining.
Wyoming received the largest amount of revenues associated with mineral leases on federal lands within its borders last year.
China has formally arrested four employees of Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd. on charges of infringing trade secrets and bribery...
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