Murfreesboro is a city located in Pike County, Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,764. The city is the county seat of Pike County.
Crater of Diamonds State Park is located just to the south. The "crater" is an eroded lamproite pipe where diamonds were discovered in 1906. 100,000 were found by 1933, and visitors to the park may still take away whatever they can find. Hillary Clinton wore a 4.25 carat yellow diamond, found in 1977 at the park, to the inaugural balls in 1993 and 1997.
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Crater of Diamonds State Park ArkansasFeatures park where visitors may mine for gem stones, rocks and minerals like amethyst, garnet, quartz crystal, peridot, hematite, calcite, barite, jasper and banded agate.