man finds 3.9-carat white diamond with fiancee in arkansas park - white stone necklace set
Moorfriesboro of the Ark
-A Wisconsin man and fiancee found a 3 on Tuesday while digging at Diamond Park, Arkansas. 92-
The carat white stone, but since his fiancee already has a ring and background, the stone will enter his collection.
Eric Black, 32, is from Appleton, Wis.
He found the stone along a trail in diamond pit State Park.
He put a bucket of mud into a washbasin.
"I put the bucket down and changed my hand.
"I looked down and it was there," Blake said . ". Blake found one. 49-
Week 1 karat Stone
The larger one is big enough to fashion into jewelry, but Black has not yet decided whether to put it in an environment.
"I only found it an hour ago," he said . "
Carpenter Blake said his grandfather took him to State Park about 15 years ago and he came back two or three times a year.
"We usually find something," he said . "
His fiancee, Susan.
Only 1 karat on her finger.
Her daughter, said, and Susan's sister, Sarah, accompanied Blake to the park this week.
Susan found one. 47-
Carat stones and some smaller gems on Monday.
"We are going out today.
"We had lunch and then went back to the stadium," Blake said . ".
More than 700 diamonds were found in the park this year.
Diamond Pit Park is the only diamond in the world.
The production site is open to the public and visitors can keep the stones they dig.
The largest diamond found in the United States, 40-
A carat white diamond named Uncle Sam was unearthed at moorfriesboro Park in 1924.