Melman on Gold & Silver
November 2007 by Leonard MelmanWorld stock markets recovered from the brink of catastrophe to post sterling performances, based in large part on a one-half percent reduction in the Fed Funds rate enacted by the Federal Reserve Board.
Cobalt and nickel are tough silver-white metals, with similar physical properties, that frequently occur together in nature, along with copper sulfides. Cobalt and nickel are used as alloys, providing great strength and resistance...
The names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.
Over 7 million ounces of gold have been produced in the Klamath Mountains of northwestern California, 64% of which has been from placers.
The thing about large coil, deep ground, big nugget detecting is the mind set you have to implement, which is completely different to the assuredness of a nugget or two if you chase the smaller but more prolific weights.
This second trip down was a challenge. It started in Colfax on the Stevens Trail, where the distance to the river is four miles with an elevation drop of about 1,000 feet.
I was able to remove the gravels with the assistance of a crowbar and I scooped them up with a garden trowel. This gravel contained over a pennyweight of gold and there were several 2-grain and 3-grain pieces…
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Prairie Creek Project Approaches Final Hurdle • A Golden Dream Come True • Dawson City and the World Gold Panning Championships • Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part IV • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Part II • The Business of Mining—The Benefits of an S Corporation • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • The Risks of Mining Overseas