Melman on Gold & Silver
September 2005 by Leonard MelmanEvery financial writer enjoys a few moments of pleasure when one of his predictions is validated by the markets and your columnist is no exception.
Excerpts for CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
Reservers and resources are very important to prospectors and miners, but they may be vague terms to some.
Q: I have a gold claim that the BLM just closed. Should I get compensation for the value of the claim?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Gold prospecting in Virginia: Like most prospecting greenhorns, I entered the gold prospecting hobby with a pan, a shovel and a hand sluice. It was January 2007, and I had just stumbled upon the hobby of gold prospecting while researching...
On February 16, 2001, in Olympia, Washington, a very unusual thing happened—prospectors and officials of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) finally engaged in a true dialogue and discovered that they weren’t enemies after all!
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