Melman on Gold & Silver
August 2005 by Leonard MelmanWhatever sense of security and peace the Western World had managed to restore was shattered on July 7, when four bombs were detonated on three trains and a double-decker bus in London, England, killing an estimated 70 people and injuring another 700.
Consider Adding Gold to Your Portfolio
One of the biggest surprises on Wall Street during 2003 was the extraordinary performance of gold-oriented mutual funds—investments that normally fall as the stock market rises.
Montana Multiple Use Association Backs Miner
The case is Fortner & Montana Multiple Use Association v. Broadwater County Soil Conservation District, Cause No. DV-04-45. Fortner is a miner who owns patented mining claims in Confederate Gulch in Broadwater County.
Ask The Experts—Precious metals in water?
How can I determine if there are precious metals in the groundwater?
Preserving the True History of the Ivanhoe
My partner had the contacts and it wasn’t long before we had an agreement in place and the company had a geologist on site. I recall a time when he was getting the lay of the land, so to speak, and he broke off a rock sample and inspected it with his magnifier.
Over the Divide: Rick Lague
Sluicing at Rocky Bar, Idaho
Like any good prospector, I sampled the bedrock—and am glad I did. I found a half a dozen pieces in the first pan, so I took a second pan. The results were the same.
Gold Prospecting in Alberta
Rumors, myths, legends, folklore and oral histories—all of these are part of the framework that make up the core belief systems of the elements of society that persist to this day to go in pursuit of illustrious gold.
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