Melman on Gold & Silver
April 2006 by Leonard MelmanLast month we witnessed numerous news items that appear to confirm a new, and perhaps ominous, trend in America’s relationships with the rest of the world. We are referring to a visible increase in America’s vulnerability to foreign actions.
• Rahall bill threatens uranium mining
• California Fish & Game claims it needs more time
• Huge new tax burden on coin and bullion transactions
• Refund bill fails in Assembly Committee
- President Trump isn't the only one with "wall" troubles
- Catwoman takes over police press conference
Nearly 150 years after gold was discovered in Boulder County along Gold Run Creek, a couple of old mines are slowly cranking back into operation now that excavating the slender veins of precious metal is profitable again.
Gold chains, silver coins and bars of solid gold glittered in the tropical sun as the family of famed treasure hunter Mel Fisher showed off another significant find from a sunken Spanish galleon.
Q: In the November 2006 issue, you published an article “Bill to address RS 2477” regarding rights-of-way across public lands (HR 6298, introduced by Representative Steven Pearce of New Mexico). Will you please provide me with some information about how this panned out?
I love to see old-timer workings while I am out detecting for gold. For one thing, it assures me that gold came from there. Second, it tells me gold should almost certainly still be there.
The verbage is SB 838 is vague and ambiguous to say the least. As a result, there is quite a bit of misinformation floating around the rumor mills.
The Bawl Mill • Federal Court to Address Dredge Permits—The Tulloch Rule • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part IV Geology of Hardrock Gold Deposits • Economic Impact of Mining in Alaska • The Kenai Peninsula Goldfields • Copper Price Keeps Canadian Miners Busy • The Business of Mining: Financial Recoveries for Mandated Changes • Utilizing Geologic Maps • The Rich Hill Outing • Picks & Pans: Detecting at Ganes Creek • Copper Mine Opening in Utah • Future of Mining in Bolivia Uncertain • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices