Melman on Gold & Silver
May 2006 by Leonard MelmanIf there was one theme underlying many of last month’s headlines, it was millions of people on the march. Throughout France, students, union leaders and run-of-the-mill rioters created havoc as millions marched to protest a new law that would give employers the right to dismiss unsatisfactory youthful employees during their first two years of service.
Australia’s Perth Mint currently holds the record for the world’s largest gold coin.
A treasure detective, like any detective, is looking for a clue from which he can develop information to solve a mystery. Who? Why? When? The detective sniffs out a trail that will lead eventually to some undiscovered cache of coins...
Some of the advantages of dry washing operations are low overhead costs (inexpensive methods and equipment), and the fact that many mining operations can be conducted by one or two individuals.
A group of lawmakers is asking the state to review the economic effects of a new mining law that one lawmaker contends is nothing more than a thinly veiled effort to end all mining in Montana.
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