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...
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Last summer I spent all of my weekends and most of my vacation time camped out on the south fork of the Yuba River with a couple of gold miners by the name of Leon and Joe.
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The Crescent Creek placers are considered to be one of Utah's few commercial grade placers, but they are marginal and difficult to work at a profit.
Q: How do I get gold out of a saturated solution of salt with nitric acid?
Excerpted from the U.S. Geological Survey's 1998 Annual Review by Earle B. Amey, Gold Commodity Specialist.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could know if there is gold in the ground without setting foot on the ground? Well you can, to a certain extent, if you can recognize mined ground from unmined.
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