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Texas Man Finds 2-Carat Diamond at Arkansas State Park

Monday, Sep 30, 2013  |  Updated 10:46 AM CDT
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Texas Man Finds 2-Carat Diamond at Arkansas State Park

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FILE PHOTO: A jeweler examines a brilliant cut 1.01 carat diamond on December 7, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

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A Texas man has unearthed a 2.13-carat diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park.

Clay Jarvis of San Antonio was in nearby Texarkana on business when he decided to visit the park, which is the only diamond-producing site open to the public. Jarvis found the champagne brown diamond Saturday after searching for about 90 minutes.

Park interpreter Margi Jenks says the diamond is somewhat square in shape and about the size of a pencil eraser. She says it's the 368th diamond found at the park this year -- and the fifth diamond this year weighing more than 2 carats.

Jarvis says he named the stone the Nona "J" Diamond for his wife, April.

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