Melman on Gold & Silver
February 2006 by Leonard MelmanWell, another year, another pile of worries. First, just as it appeared that real progress was being made in finding a solution to the seemingly intractable situation between Israel and the Palestinian people...
Soaring prices for copper and molybdenum are producing record profits for mining companies and new jobs in some Arizona towns.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
There were nice sections of vein material at the end of several drifts, like they just stopped work one day and walked away.
...this county contained some of the richest placer ground found in all of California and still produces some pretty impressive finds to this day.
It is my belief that these trends toward rising budgetary and trade deficits, escalating monetary creation and interest rates that are being held at artificially low levels will continue and I believe that further US Dollar weakness has now been built into the system.
In digging the gravel, I found there were three flood layers present that were not there last winter, with about a foot of sand on top of the gravel. This was followed by eight inches or so of small rock and lots of broken granite material...
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