Jun 1, 2016

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DIY Diamond Mining – Crater of Diamonds State Park


Sparkling diamondsMurfreesboro, Arkansas is home to a unique mining experience — the Crater of Diamonds State Park.  The Crater of Diamonds is the only place in the world where the general public is allowed to search for diamonds themselves, as well as keep whatever they find.  Common finds include brown diamonds, yellow diamonds, and white diamonds.  Over 75,000 diamonds have been found in the park, and 30,000 have been found by visitors since 1972.  Jasper, Agate, Garnet, amethyst, quartz and other gems have also been found on site.  Within the park, you can have your finds identified, weighed, and certified for free.   read more →