Diamond In West Virginia? Who Knew?

By Theresa Flerx

 A West Virginia Daily News reader recently shared an old article about a little known gem with roots in an unlikely place - Monroe County - found in an unlikely way - during a lawn game played by the unlikely founder - young "Punch" Jones.

 That gem is a blue-white diamond, weighing 34.46 carats, measuring 5/8 inch in diamter and is one of a few diamonds found in the United States.

Read more in the Tuesday, March 26, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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