Melman on Gold & Silver
February 2007 by Leonard MelmanAmerica has lost another ex-president with the passing last month of Gerald Ford, the only non-elected president in history. It is worth remembering, however, that he came into the office under incredibly difficult circumstances and acquitted himself well. He will be fondly remembered.
The 1994 Environmental Impact Report, along with additional information provided here, proves without a doubt that suction dredge miners contribute significant wealth to the economy of California.
"Original Sixteen to One Mine, Inc., has emerged from a deep dark abyss created by an agency's bias interpretation of the law. We have made it known that those who make, pass and/or reject the law have generated travesties against our hard working underground gold miners."
If you think all the vein gold near the surface has been dug up—think again! A weekend prospector recently came into the lab with a shoe-box full of samples that were from ten to fifty percent native crystalline gold on dirty white quartz.
Cusac Gold Mines is a Canadian junior mining corporation conducting their operations and explorations in one of the most remote areas in the North American continent, near the one-time town of Cassiar.
Coin and bullion dealers confirmed in mid-August that the US Mint was refusing orders from dealers.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Prospectors Beat Mining Claim Tax • In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres—Establishing a Mining Company in Mexico • Update On “Special Rock” Kicking • Michigan DEQ Gives Tentative OK to Nickel, Copper Mine • Saved Before the Tax Bell Tolled • The Petersville—Yentna Goldfields • Demand for Copper Boosts Zambian Mining • Doc Livingston • Bum Luck • San Manuel Mine Officially Closes With a Bang • Environmentalists Target Pebble Mine • Detecting in Australia's Pilbara Region • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back