These 20 Hidden Gems Around Arkansas Are Quite Attractive The Crater of Diamonds isn't the only place in Arkansas where you can find a real gem and make great memories. The rest of the Natural State offers places and locations that aren't as frequented as MURFREESBORO, Ark. (KTHV) — According to Arkansas State Parks, a 3.29 carat diamond was found at the Crater of Diamonds State Park on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Pat and John Choate traveled to Murfreesboro from Jacksonville on Tuesday to dig for diamonds, which they've done many times before.

Uncle Sam (diamond)

Uncle Sam is the nickname for the largest diamond ever discovered in the United States. It was found in 1924 in Murfreesboro, Arkansas at the Prairie Creek pipe mine, which later became known as the Crater of Diamonds State Park. External links Images of the Uncle Sam diamond

Found at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in 1990 by Shirley Strawn of Murfreesboro, Arkansas, this diamond weighed 3.03 carats in the rough. In 1997, under the recommendation of Bill Underwood, Arkansas's first certified gemologist, the gem was sent to Lazare Kaplan International of

Arkansas is world-famous for having the only diamond mine that is open to the public. Some very valuable diamonds have been found in Arkansas over the years. Additionally, there are some huge quartz crystal clusters that are mined in the Ouachita Mountains of

Arkansas is world-famous for having the only diamond mine that is open to the public. Some very valuable diamonds have been found in Arkansas over the years. Additionally, there are some huge quartz crystal clusters that are mined in the Ouachita Mountains of

Finding Diamonds and Gemstones Finding small diamonds or gems at Crater of Diamonds is a fairly common circumstance. Less commonly, people find massive gems. The largest diamond found in the United States (over 40 carats) was found in this very field. (over 40 carats) was found in this very field.

Arkansas Diamond Mine

In 1956 the Star of Arkansas, a white 15.33-carat crystal was found at the Crater of Diamonds 1964 and 1968 Roscoe Johnston leased the land previously owned by the Arkansas Diamond Company and operated it as a tourist attraction under the name: Arkansas Diamond Mine or the Big Mine.

Where diamonds are found in the United States - Arkansas In 1906 John Huddleston sold his diamond-bearing land for $36,000 to a group of men who began the Arkansas Diamond Company. Horace Bemis bought the adjacent land and formed the Ozark Diamond Corporation.

2019/8/22A Texas woman found a 3.72-carat yellow diamond at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas on Friday. The 27-year-old wasn't planning to visit the park when she visited Arkansas last week. "I was just going to pick up a transmission that day, but my siblings were in town and wanted to do something fun together," Miranda Hollingshead told the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.

More than 33,100 diamonds have been found by park visitors since the Crater of Diamonds became an Arkansas state park in 1972. Notable diamonds found at the Crater include the 40.23-carat Uncle Sam, the largest diamond ever unearthed in the U.S.; the 16.37-carat Amarillo Starlight; the 15.33-carat Star of Arkansas; and the 8.52-carat Esperanza.

Where diamonds are found in the United States - Arkansas In 1906 John Huddleston sold his diamond-bearing land for $36,000 to a group of men who began the Arkansas Diamond Company. Horace Bemis bought the adjacent land and formed the Ozark Diamond Corporation.

The three colors found here at the park are white, brown, and yellow, in that order. Park staff at the Diamond Discovery Center provide free identification and certification of diamonds found here. Amethyst, garnet, jasper, agate, quartz, and more rocks and minerals may also be found at the Crater of Diamonds, making the park a rock hound's paradise.

A family visit to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, resulted in Miranda Hollingshead finding at 3.72-carat yellow diamond, the largest found at the park since 2013. BOGATA — It was a hot, dusty day Aug. 16 when Bogata resident Miranda

A few facts about diamonds in Arkansas: The first diamond was found here in 1906 by John Huddleston, a farmer who owned a portion of the diamond-bearing crater at that time. The Crater of Diamonds has changed hands several times over the years and several companies made unsuccessful attempts at commercial diamond mining.

Buried Treasure: Bogata woman finds 3.72 carat diamond

A family visit to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, resulted in Miranda Hollingshead finding at 3.72-carat yellow diamond, the largest found at the park since 2013. BOGATA — It was a hot, dusty day Aug. 16 when Bogata resident Miranda

Where diamonds are found in the United States - Arkansas In 1906 John Huddleston sold his diamond-bearing land for $36,000 to a group of men who began the Arkansas Diamond Company. Horace Bemis bought the adjacent land and formed the Ozark Diamond Corporation.

Latest Diamond Finds Check out what lucky prospectors at the Crater of Diamonds have found so far this year.Remember, they get to keep what they find. You can too. The Mine The Park It's finder's keepers at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas. in Murfreesboro, Arkansas.

2020/6/25After only spending 30 minutes at Crater of Diamonds State Park, Beatrice Watkins picked up the largest diamond to be found there in 2020. Although one of the poorest states in America, Arkansas is also home to the world's eighth-largest diamond repository. An

It was found in 1924 in Murfreesboro, Arkansas at the Prairie Creek pipe mine, which later became known as the Crater of Diamonds State Park. The diamond was named Uncle Sam after the nickname of its finder, Wesley Oley Basham, a worker at the Arkansas Diamond Corporation.