Boy Finds 5.16-Carat Diamond at Arkansas State Park
ARKANSAS (CNN) — A 12-year-old North Carolina boy made a gem of a find while traveling with his family in Arkansas.
He found a 5.16-carat honey-brown diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park.
Park officials say it’s the 27th largest diamond found by a park visitor since the site became a state park in 1972. It’s also the eighth largest brown diamond.
The boy has reportedly named the large gem “God’s Glory Diamond.”
The park says it’s the 328th diamond found by a visitor this year.