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Arkansas man finds 9 carats of diamonds in Crater of Diamonds State Park.

Kevin Kennard was visiting the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas when he discovered a 9.07 carat diamond.

Kennard, from Mummel, Arkansas, has been going the park since a second grade field trip – although he always came back empty-handed.

He is 33 years old now. It was awarded the second largest diamond found in the history of the park.

Kennard was in the park with friends on Labor Day.

He said in: “Anything that looks like crystal, I picked it up and put it in my bag.” Press release from the park.

Then the bank branch manager came across a crystal the size of marble.

“It looked very interesting and bright,” Kennard said. “I thought maybe it was glass.”

A 9.07 carat diamond was found in Crater of Diamonds State Park.

After hours of searching, the friends stopped by the park’s Diamond Discovery Center to check their stones.

Moments later, Kennard is called into an office and given the good news.

He said, “Believe me, crying when they told me. I was in complete shock.”
He decided to find Kennard called the Friendship Diamond.

“It weighs 9.07, and I found it on 9/7. I thought it was very unique.”

More than 75,000 diamonds have been discovered in the park since the first was discovered in 1906.

The park has a “sentinel finders” policy, which is very generous considering the many large diamonds found there, as regular CNN readers might remember.

Among the discoveries:
– Teacher Josh Lanick, who found prof 2.12 carats of diamonds on vacation Last year – definitely a great show and news once the school year starts.
Josh Lanick, 36, was on vacation with his family when he discovered a brandy-colored jewel at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas.
– Fourteen-year-old Calil Langford Dream of finding diamonds It became a reality after only 30 minutes in 2017.
– Dan Frederick and his daughter Lauren, after less than an hour in the park on their first visit, A 2.03 carat diamond was found In October 2016.
– In June 2015, park visitor Bobby Oskarson from Longmont, Colorado, Discover the 8.52 carat ice-shaped diamond While digging around the Pig Pen, a 37-acre research field.
– Susie Clark, from Evening Shed, Arkansas, in April 2015, found a 3.69 carats white, teardrop-shaped diamond In a plowed field in the garden. Clark named it Hallelujah Diamond.
– Dean Filppula, a marine stewardess from Shreveport, Louisiana is found A 2.01 ct yellow diamond In February 2015.
We even went fishing For one in 2015.

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