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Diamonds Discovered in US by Gold Prospector

Posted by Dan Hausel on December 29, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Well it happened. One prospector contacted me who recently read my book on finding gemstones. He reported that a university in North Carolina confirmed he had found several diamonds including one, flawless, 5-carat diamond in a placer at one of the many sites mentioned in my book released in late 2014.

This followed discoveries of sapphires at another location by a different prospector and also discoveries of lamprophyres (one of a few rock types known to contain diamonds). We expect that following winter, several more discoveries will be made based on this unique book.

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