Melman on Gold & Silver
August 2007 by Leonard MelmanOnce again international terrorism became the focus of much of the world as the British Isles were swept by two major stories. First, two vehicles were found with high explosives in London and it was only the smoldering fuses that gave away the contents of the vehicles before they exploded.
Environmental groups that volunteer to help government and businesses clean up waste from mine drainage in the West won’t be held liable if there are future disputes over the pollution, the Environmental Protection Agency said.
At first we decided to see what the flat by our camp would produce where the old-timers had worked it with their Pelton wheel and dragline buckets.
...even the best prospectors have times when they do not find gold. It is all about taking chances against tough odds and succeeding.
If developed with metal detecting in mind, this virgin ground could be a bonanza for nugget hunting.
• Can you explain a jig, Ainlay bowl, hammer mill?
…the process remains much the same: Drill holes, load explosives, close up the holes, blast and muck out the resulting broken rock.
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