Melman on Gold & Silver
September 2006 by Leonard MelmanIt was not hard to find negative news during the past month, not hard at all. We were overwhelmed with continuing stories of the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict, which took place in southern Lebanon, and Israel remained at war with Hamas in Gaza.
Where to find diamonds in the United States: It is somewhat common for gold prospectors to find diamonds in black sand concentrates and not recognize them.
It seemed that the preacher always gave the same answer to anyone who asked where his gold had come from. His answer was, “If you know your gold, you can find it. However, you will have to find it the hard way, the way I found it.”
I recently grew complacent, and it caused me to make a mistake that resulted in the loss of a mining claim. It brought my mining plans for the summer to a complete halt.
The one legal entity that can change the game and provide a path and template to protect landowners and public land users across the United States is the miner.
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