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.
Gold mining has received many black eyes from many scams, scammers and schemes throughout the years. Unscrupulous scammers have swindled naive people for millions of dollars in the past and will, no doubt, continue into the future.
The plea from State Police Chief Pete Kassetas follows what authorities believe is the latest death related to the effort to uncover Forrest Fenn’s treasure.
This type of thinking will get you discouraged pretty fast, and soon all of your mining equipment will be found gathering dust in your garage.
During this trip we found enough gold to make us want to come back, even with the punishment of a very long, tough hike.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • The Basics of Small-Scale Heap Leaching with Cyanide • Will California Dredging Survive? • Prospecting For Gold—The Osborne/Herman Hardrock Mine • Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle • From Spanish Mine to Modern-Day Exploration: The Historic Gold-Silver Camp of Palmarejo • Spanish Police Seize Ship in Treasure Fight • Looking Back • Gold Mine Proposed in Jefferson County • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices