Melman on Gold & Silver
December 2009 by Leonard MelmanSigns have begun to appear that many Americans are deeply concerned regarding this tidal wave of complex legislation and the recent flood of “Tea Party” protest meetings is a visible sign of rising discontent.
The approval, which affects 87 acres on the south end of Silver City, allows the company to move forward with exploration to determine the area's mining potential.
If you’re going to successfully detect nuggets you must not only know a little about finding gold and detecting, but you also need to know your own limits, have a dash of luck and a lot of persistence.
America’s reliance on foreign imports for minerals and metals continues at an alarming rate. The US Geological Survey reported that the US imported $132 billion in nonfuel minerals and metals in 2006.
If you file for a waiver of any kind, except under the provisions of the Soldier's and Sailor's Relief Act, you must file either a notice of intent to hold or an affidavit of labor by the December 30th immediately following the September 1st waiver filing.
Gold rushes are the stuff of legends. Who can read Jack London’s stories of the Klondike or hear the fabulous tales of the California Gold Rush of 1849 without their heart beating just a bit faster? But there was also a third gold rush, just as dynamic...
Toward the end of this summer, we expect another Federal Register notice will be published that deals with Forest Service mining regulations.
The first pieces found were in a spot that most gold hunters would not even detect, right in the middle of a downslope meadow.
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