Melman on Gold & Silver
January 2010 by Leonard MelmanHaving learned to proceed with some skepticism regarding the public’s interpretation of events, we offer the following forecasts for the coming year...
• Do as I say, not as I do...
• A poor investment...
This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
I don’t know what to do next. Should I get an assay of the quartz? Can you recommend someone? Should I somehow crush the rock & search for a gold vein? Am I just wasting my time?
Doug told me that there had been a 100-year flood that took place in October of 2013 and it washed out part of the mile-long landing strip. It also washed a large, wide gully down below and above the camp.
by Mella Rothwell Harmon
Nevada Department of Museums, Library and Arts
"This was Nevada"
• The 75-ounce Butte County nugget is the largest found in California since the 156-ounce Mojave nugget in the 1970s...
I have a slight mental disorder. It causes frequent lapses in common sense, good judgment and bouts of high fever—gold fever.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Liberal Group Begins Push to Tax Mining in Nevada • Detecting the Swiftshore Mine • Prospecting for Rare Earth Metals • Bucket Dredged Boulder Gold • The Golden Surprise • University of Nevada Offers Online Mineral Processing Class • The Business of Mining—Tradeshow Deductions • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices