Melman on Gold & Silver
July 2005 by Leonard MelmanSometime during the hippie days of the 1960s, the world became aware of the custom of chanting mantras. At that time, the favorite was the word “OM.” Well, the financial community seems to have recaptured the custom of chanting...
The good news about boulders is they can trap heavy minerals. The bad news is moving them out of the way can be a real struggle.
New Mexico is not especially known for placer gold, although significant quantities have been recovered from certain districts. There are good opportunities for finding additional gold in favorable areas in the state.
Rather than using the practice of government seizure of private property to promote economic development, the county is using it to preserve open space.
This wash was not far from where I once dug a half-ounce nugget, so I knew there was gold in the area.
Last month was one of the most unusual in recent memory. For virtually an entire month, the news media was focused almost entirely with death and dying.
Eager to earn hard currency, isolated North Korea is trying to modernize its decrepit mining industry with foreign help.
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