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.
I am going to break bedrock down a bit and explain my view of the varying scenarios I come across in the field.
• Polar bear listed
• Forest Service trying to close off access
Gold mining adventures can begin in the most unusual fashion. This one started when the high water receding in May of 1999 disclosed that a tragedy had occurred somewhere upstream of Slaughterhouse Gulch on the north fork of the...
Since the New Deal of the 1930s, government has grown increasingly proficient at squeezing—not extra profits—but individual freedoms from the very people they are empowered to protect. By first taking our money in the form of taxes, the government then offers to return some of it, but only if it is used for the purposes dictated by the government.
He no sooner had turned around and started moving when I hollered again that I had another nice one.
There were iron stains all over and even a few places where I could see iron trash sticking out of the bedrock. These would be ideal spots to start with as the gold travels with the iron and lead.
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