Contact Us

Wisconsin Man Finds 1.22 Carat Diamond In The Mud

diamond16n-1-web[1]
Jeff Holmquist, New Richmond News
A man from St. Croix County, WI was just sifting through some mud from a friend’s newly dug well, when something caught his eye. He was hoping for flakes of gold, but ended up with something much more valuable!.

Panning for gold was a hobby that  Dan Fagnan liked to do. “Everyone thinks I’m a fruit loop for panning for gold.” he told the local paper. Usually, what he finds doesn’t add up to much. Until the day he was sifting through the mud from his friend’s newly dug 120 foot well. He came across a shiny, irregular shaped rock that he thought was a piece of glass. He was curious enough to take the rock to a local jeweler, and the owner of the shop, Karen Greaton told him that she thought that it was a diamond. The stone was checked by a mineralogist, who confirmed that the stone was indeed a diamond.

Of course, Fagnan is excited with his treasure, and says that he plans to make a necklace with the stone for his soon-to-be-born baby.

Have you ever found a treasure in an unexpected place? Tell us about it in the comments section below!

 

More from Cars 108

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wcrz.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Cars 108 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Cars 108 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!