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Largest Diamonds since 1972 - 5 Carats and Over


Name State Carat Wt. Ranking Color Year
W.W. Johnson Texas 16.37 1st White 1975
C. Blankenship Louisiana 8.82 2nd White 1981
B. Gilbertson Colorado 8.66 3rd White 2011
B. Lamle Oklahoma 8.61 4th Brown 1978
K. Connell Illinois 7.95 5th White 1986
M. Dickinson/C. Stevens Louisiana 7.28 6th Yellow 1998
T. Dunn Missouri 6.75 7th Brown 1975
R. Cooper Arkansas 6.72 8th Brown 1997
Kinney III/Walker/Elterman/Higley Michigan 6.67 9th Yellow 2011
D. Roden Texas 6.35 10th Brown 2006
S. Lee Arkansas 6.3 11th White 1988
C. Newman Arkansas 6.25 12th White 1981
J. Fedzora Arkansas 6.23 13th White 1991
W. Stockton Kansas 6.2 14th White 1981
D. Anderson Arkansas 6.19 15th White 2014
R. Schall Arkansas 6.07 16th White 1981
R. Cooper Arkansas 6 17th Brown 1997
M. Griffin Illinois 5.9 18th Brown 1981
L. Hawkins Texas 5.76 19th White 1978
M. Burns Alabama 5.75 20th White 2009
G. Snearly Arkansas 5.63 21st White 1983
J. Palermo Louisiana 5.58 22nd Brown 1984
H. Lay Arkansas 5.57 23rd White 2000
M. Rieff Arkansas 5.5 24th White 2000
B. Wehle Wisconsin 5.47 25th Yellow 2006
J. Archer Arkansas 5.25 26th Yellow 1994
T. Moore Oklahoma 5.19 27th White 1986
M. Dettlaff North Carolina 5.16 28th Brown 2013
S. Barkley Arkansas 5.15 29th White 1980
J. Williamson Arizona 5.08 30th Brown 1979
J. Macy Louisiana 5 31st Yellow 1978
D. Mayes Arkansas 5 32nd White 1978

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Crater of Diamonds State Park Diamond Statistics Summary


Year Total Found Total CT. Weight # Over 1 CT. White Brown Yellow Other Paid Visitation
1972 135 55.44 12 65 43 12 15 34,664
1973 151 71.2 19 61 31 17 42 35,669
1974 241 90.92 21 126 66 33 16 54,336
1975 663 88.05 34 388 167 88 20 96,452
1976 395 98.95 18 225 94 65 11 93,870
1977 366 141.06 41 212 79 54 21 91,849
1978 611 232.3 40 359 153 96 3 119,844
1979 402 149.87 24 257 68 67 10 93,793
1980 579 190.97 26 400 101 73 5 80,803
1981 1324 238.58 26 838 266 213 7 97,490
1982 1383 264.38 37 886 237 242 18 71,413
1983 1501 312.57 44 796 353 332 20 87,271
1984 1339 202.26 18 776 304 241 18 75,838
1985 699 148.54 24 458 146 91 4 67,532
1986 930 154.21 23 589 168 165 8 73,447
1987 959 160.38 20 617 185 145 12 71,107
1988 1280 185.14 17 762 246 247 25 75,491
1989 1277 176.29 15 836 226 190 25 86,479
1990 1292 265.17 36 847 239 197 9 67,563
1991 442 105.82 10 245 108 78 11 70,133
1992 470 96.36 14 291 101 73 5 67,145
1993 800 144.44 12 432 204 142 22 55,589
1994 1421 192.09 24 832 270 266 53 53,187
1995 813 138.85 16 464 196 131 22 57,786
1996 923 161.35 20 518 226 160 19 61,252
1997 673 130.15 23 363 159 142 9 55,140
1998 506 103.16 14 318 95 86 7 60,705
1999 471 82.6 10 279 85 100 7 50,698
2000 606 130.02 20 390 106 101 9 46,513
2001 543 78.98 12 353 82 104 4 46,260
2002 614 73.79 7 418 105 89 2 45,167
2003 641 128.37 18 388 136 117 0 47,864
2004 383 58.72 5 231 90 62 0 47,373
2005 536 103.43 19 310 137 89 0 51,852
2006 488 117.51 15 295 106 87 0 83,576
2007 1024 252.73 44 698 175 151 0 171,518
2008 946 192.6 27 662 139 145 0 136,533
2009 918 182.97 29 651 149 118 0 123,802
2010 601 131.11 23 434 94 73 0 119,050
2011 560 149.77 30 347 106 107 0 106,366
2012 530 95.38 13 299 131 100 0 100,954
2013 455 96.7 17 232 110 113 0 115,523
Totals: 30,891 6,173.18 917 18,948 6,282 5,202 459 3,248,897

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Crater of Diamonds State Park
Crater of Diamonds State Park
209 State Park Road
Murfreesboro, AR 71958
Email: craterofdiamonds@arkansas.com
Phone: (870) 285-3113