Melman on Gold & Silver
December 2006 by Leonard MelmanFew non-Presidential elections have been as eagerly anticipated as the one just completed in early November and, if change was what you wanted, massive change is what you received.
An example of some of this extraordinary ore was a lot of about four tons from the Florence mine during the last days of a lease that averaged over 300 ounces of gold per ton.
“In light of the results of the midterm elections our focus will be with the US Senators and their staffers that we have already been working with.”
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Mountain Province Mining Inc.
• Canyon Resources Corp.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently conducted a multi-year study of sixty-five assay laboratories to determine the accuracy of their testing procedures. The laboratories, all located in North America, were provided with ore samples of known concentrations without benefit of identifying the source as BLM. Payment was rendered for the service provided.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Washington D.C. is reviewing a land swap with a private company because the bureau allowed an employee of the company to arrange the deal.
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