Melman on Gold & Silver
July 2006 by Leonard MelmanSeveral years ago one of the most important persons on the American political scene was Ross Perot, an independent candidate for President. His favorite campaign theme was railing against (NAFTA) and his claim was that...
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
Is a miniature spectrometer in our future?
My metal detecting hobby began about ten years ago when I bought a used metal detector for about $300. I got it specifically to look for meteorites. It was pretty much worthless, not user friendly, and I did not find anything with it.
It was early in the 2008 season on the Mokelumne River near Pine Grove, California. Considering the potential for high water through the month of June, my wife Fran and I set our sights on investigating some of the pot holes in...
The Interior Department is proposing a moratorium on new mining and grazing in a 176-square-mile area of central Arizona dotted with American Indian ruins, a possible first step toward a new national monument.
At the start of the 20th century, copper was king in Arizona, with one of every four workers employed in the mining trade. On the brink of a new millennium, however, the industry is no longer the cornerstone of the state's so-called "Five Cs" economy—copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate.
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