A 12-year-old Apex boy on vacation with his family has unearthed a 5.16-carat diamond at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park.
Park officials said Saturday that Michael Dettlaff, found the honey brown diamond on July 31 after searching for less than 10 minutes. He named it God’s Glory Diamond, according to WRAL.
Park officials say the diamond is about the size of a jellybean and is the 328th diamond found this year.
The largest diamond ever discovered in the United States was unearthed at the site in 1924 and weighed 40.23 carats.