Melman on Gold & Silver
November 2009 by Leonard MelmanThere are many factors that affect the price of gold. It appears to us that the majority of them are now pointing to higher prices, not lower.
Gold in Unlikely Places—And 'Eating Crow'
The red dot on the diagram points out where the gravels there were also carrying, but not as much color. The gold was sparse below the point indicated.
Judge Holds Companies Liable for Some Damage
A federal judge found mining companies liable for at least some of the costs of cleaning up pollution of Idaho’s Silver Valley from a century of mining.
Ask The Experts—What is a "closed" claim?
Q: I’ve been using a computer program that lists both active and closed mining claims. Can you tell me the definition of a closed claim and why they would be shown?
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Suction dredging update for California
• The anti-mining Congress
The Ferris-Haggarty Copper-Gold Mine, Grand Encampment District, Wyoming
At the close of the 19th Century, optimism was high that Wyoming would become an important source for copper much like the neighbor states of Colorado, Utah, and Montana. This dream was short-lived...
Chasing Hard Rock Gold As A Placer Deposit
The question I had, and likely you have too, is when an old channel is cut, how far does the placer gold in the cut channel move down in a river or creek that continues to erode deeper and deeper?
The Bawl Mill • Molycorp Minerals Reopens Mountain Pass Mine • Utah's Crescent Creek Placers • The Business of Mining—Home Office Tax Deduction • Peshastin Creek, Washington • Michigan Proposal Would Restrict Mining Operations • No Gravel, No Gold • Nevada Regulators Reach Agreement With Queenstake Resources • Stillwater Recovers Without GM’s Business • Gold Has Shown Its Mettle, But How High Can It Go? • Utility Agrees to Remove Four Klamath River Dams • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Oregon Governor Asks For Mineral Withdrawal • The Very First Issue of the Mining Journal