Melman on Gold & Silver
April 2010 by Leonard Melman...the Obama Administration continues to grapple with the reality that the number of Americans who are growing disenchanted with government solutions to problems appears to be growing.
In the late 1850s, a prospector named Andrew Kennedy discovered gold in an outcropping of quartz not far from the present-day town of Jackson in California’s Amador County. His productive claim soon developed into the...
Here we examine where and why placers are found in glaciated landscapes from the Ice Ages.
How do sluicing and drywashing compare in effciency?
While much attention in northern Alberta has been focused on the rapidly growing “oil sands,” another story of particular interest to the mining community has been taking shape virtually unnoticed in the same region.
Public Lands for the People (PLP) has come up with a guide for miners and prospectors that they believe will alleviate many of the problems faced when operating on public lands managed by the US Forest Service.
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Using A Trommel For Placer Processing • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - Part II • Gold in Alaska - Part II • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part I • Gold Prospecting Is For Ladies, Too • Sage-Grouse Won't Get ESA Listing For Now • How to Find Gold in Hot Ground With A VLF Detector • Oregon County Tries to Interfere With Lawful Mining Operation • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices