Melman on Gold & Silver
September 2007 by Leonard MelmanWell, the events of last month have completely diverted attention away from prior problems such as tensions in Iran, arms build-ups in China and Russia, socialist experimentation in Venezuela and Bolivia, peace efforts between Israel and the Palestinians, and instead have placed the focus of the world squarely on a rapidly growing array of financial dislocations.
So you think you know a lot about placer mining? Well let me tell you about a placer miner that has forgotten more about placer mining than you and I will ever learn in our lifetimes.
- Taking (apart) the (solar) road less traveled...
- Fill'er up
Stillwater Mining Company’s East Boulder platinum and palladium mine is back in operation, with its staff cut in half...
A week later, a small team of us hit it again, and this time the gold really showed up.
Q: Do "corners" need to be in place on the ground for a claim to be valid?
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Mining Gold at 16,000 Feet • Locating a New Nugget Patch • Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part II • The American Hill Mine • In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Plan • Cal-Gold Closes Shop After 30 Years • The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007 • Prison Time Handed Out for Gold and Silver Thefts • Northern Dynasty Chooses Partner for Pebble • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices