A 7-year-old girl from Arkansas Celebrating his birthday on a trip to the state’s Crater of Diamonds State Park, he took home a big gift after finding a nearly 3-carat diamond.
Arkansas State Parks Dr In a social media post that Aspen Brown of Paragold was visiting Pike County Park with his family to celebrate his birthday, when he found the 2.95-carat gold brown diamond in the park’s northern search area.
The park noted Brown’s find is the second largest brown diamond found in the park this year and said someone found a 3.29-carat brown diamond in March of this year.
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Crater of the Diamond State Park allows the public to search for diamonds, and has a “finder-keeper” policy in case a lucky visitor happens upon a gem.
Crater of Diamonds State Park is one of the few locations in the world where the public can look for real diamonds. (Arkansas State Park)
The state park’s website states that visitors have 37.5 acres Scavenge for diamonds On the eroded surface of an ancient, diamond-bearing volcano.
Although Brown’s find was exceptional, the largest diamond ever found in the park came in a stunning 16.37-carat white gemstone after the crater’s founding. A state park In 1972.
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Park officials say more than 35,000 diamonds have been found in the park since it became a state park.
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