Melman on Gold & Silver
January 2007 by Leonard MelmanPutting this information together, we conclude that the coming year of 2007 could hold explosive growth for the precious metals as the probability of an international “accident” rises, as the dollar comes under increasing pressure and as the fundamental demand for resources of all types from India and China plus other developing nations grows relentlessly.
The nation’s mining industry can expect a more favorable working climate, Bush administration officials told a receptive audience at the Northwest Mining Association’s (NWMA) annual convention.
• Any suggestions about gold panning in Oregon?
Because the old timers were so good at locating the better paying deposits—most of them along clay seams in this particular area—it makes good sense to try and locate these clay lines at old mining sites.
Another little gem of equipment he built was a nifty sample splitter. In order to get accurate assays, you need to have really good, representative samples for the assayer to process.
Wyoming is an excellent place for prospectors, rock hounds, and companies to search for a variety of mineral resources.
Q: Is there an Internet source ... that one can access to review which claims and at which location are the claims that BLM administrators close each year?
There is one special picnic table I fervently wish I had kept. This special table was literally on top of the world. Better yet, it was on the mine dump of the old, long-abandoned gold mines at Summitville, Colorado.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres • Chinese Gold Consumption to Grow • Researching and Staking Mining Claims—Part II • Family Sues US Mint for Return of Rare Gold Coins • High Court Reverses Nevada Mining Decision • Mining Industry Worried about Democrat-Controlled Congress • Working on the Bear River • Company Notes • Looking Back • The Upper Susitna Goldfields • Palladium Hitting Jewelry Market • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices