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12 year-old finds 5.16 carat diamond at Arkansas state park

The park says it's the 328th diamond found by a visitor this year.

The park says it's the 328th diamond found by a visitor this year.


Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 3:45 PM -

A 12 year-old North Carolina boy made a gem of a find while traveling with his family in Arkansas.

What a rock!

What a rock!

The boy found the 5.16 carat brown diamond in Arkansas' crater of diamond state park.

Park officials say it's the 27th largest diamond found by a visitor since the site became a state park in 1972, and 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.

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