WorldArkansas 7-year-old makes 2.95-carat diamond discovery on her birthday at state park by admin September 8, 2023 written by admin September 8, 2023 Bookmark 13A 7-year-old Arkansas girl celebrating her birthday on a trip to the state’s Crater of Diamonds State Park took home a big present after she found a nearly 3-carat diamond.Arkansas State Parks said in a social media post that Aspen Brown of Paragould was visiting the Pike County park with her family to celebrate her birthday, when she spotted a 2.95-carat golden brown diamond in the park’s north search area.At only 7 years old, Aspen Brown made the second-largest golden brown diamond discovery of the year at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Pike County, Ark. (Arkansas State Parks)The park noted Brown’s find is the second-largest brown diamond found this year at the park, and said that someone found a 3.29-carat brown diamond in March of this year.ISRAELI RESEARCHERS FIND ‘FOUR 1,900-YEAR-OLD, EXCELLENTLY PERSERVED’ ROMAN SWORDS IN DEAD SEA CAVE’Crater of Diamond State Park allows the public to search for diamonds, and has a “finders-keepers” policy if 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 search for real diamonds. (Arkansas State Parks)On the state park’s website, it says that visitors have 37.5 acres to scavenge for diamonds on the eroded surface of an ancient, diamond-bearing volcanic crater.While Brown’s find was exceptional, the largest diamond ever found at the park comes in at an astounding 16.37-carat white gemstone following the Crater’s establishment as a state park in 1972.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Park officials said that more than 35,000 diamonds have been found at the park since it became a state park.Sarah Rumpf-Whitten is a writer on the breaking news team for Fox News Digital. You can reach her on Twitter at @s_rumpfwhitten. 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail admin Follow Author previous post Florida man shot, arrested in Michigan after allegedly torching 4 state police cruisers next post Sen Joni Ernst wants remote government workers investigated: ‘We’re coming after them’ You may also like Bookmark McDonald’s is upgrading its burgers September 21, 2023 Bookmark Eating too much of these foods is driving... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Here are the 20 specific Fox broadcasts and... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Google-parent stock drops on fears it could lose... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Why isn’t the House Judiciary Committee looking into... September 21, 2023 Bookmark ‘AGT’ judge Heidi Klum shares why she never... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Russia assailed by Albanian PM after failed attempt... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Obama praises Pennsylvania automatic voter registration in key... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Emma Roberts accused of transphobic remark by ‘American... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Mel Gibson’s ‘John Wick’ TV series casting defended... September 21, 2023Leave a Comment Cancel ReplySave my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.