Melman on Gold & Silver
March 2007 by Leonard MelmanWhat a month! It seemed as if one headline after another dwelled on one, and only one subject, that of the environmentalists’ concern over “global warming.” Politicians changed directions, mass demonstrations were held, Al Gore moved to the top of the media hit parade, and lawmakers were warming up to the task of revolutionizing our lives with torrents of new laws, regulations and policies.
In the high desert hills more than 60 miles west of Prescott, Bagdad’s residents chat about the Wednesday golf league, the girls softball team and the new cafeteria over at the school.
The type of mine dump that is best for metal detecting are the ones that consist of mixed sizes of rock and are located near some sort of excavation, commonly a shaft or adit. Sometimes the piles located along a trench dug by the miners can be productive as well.
The Lucky Friday is already one of North America’s deepest hard-rock mines. Now, the 62-year-old mine is about to get much deeper.
A draft environmental assessment of a proposal to allow long-term camping by gold miners along 21 miles of the North Fork of the Fortymile Wild and Scenic River is available from the Bureau of Land Management.
Bulgaria has followed the recent moves of Mongolia and Venezuela, demanding renegotiation of existing agreements and more concessions from mining companies.
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