Visitor Finds Big Gem at Diamond Park

Courtesy Crater of Diamonds State Park

A visitor to the Crater of Diamonds Park in Southwest Arkansas found a major gem.

According to the park website, the 36 year old school teacher from Nebraska, Josh Lanik, found the 2.12 carat diamond while in Arkansas on a family vacation. The park which is over 37 acres is located in Murfreesboro a little over 60 mile north of Texarkana.

Recent extremely heavy rain and flooding has caused an increase in the number of visible diamonds according to park staff.

For more on the Crater of Diamonds State Park visit their website.

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