Man finds 9-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park

An Arkansas man visiting a state park uncovered a 9-carat diamond that he initially thought was glass,

Kevin Kinard, 33, a bank branch manager from Maumelle, had been exploring Crater of Diamonds State Park with pals when he picked up a marble-sized gem that had a rounded, dimpled shape, according to park officials on Monday.

“It kind of looked interesting and shiny, so I put it in my bag and kept searching. I just thought it might’ve been glass,” Kinard said.

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