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Spokane Bar Sapphire Mine- Helena, Montana
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ZenPanda
N 46° 39.905 W 111° 48.655
12T E 437965 N 5168266
Quick Description: Sapphire mine near Montana's capitol city
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 7/18/2008 11:22:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM47QE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Neos2
Views: 99

Long Description:
The Spokane Bar Sapphire mine has two areas which it collects from. Both are open to digging. They provide you with instructions and supplies to work on-site as well as merchandise to use at home. You may purchase gravel as well as dig.

Fees:
gravel ranges from $50-$100 for a bag which is around 40 lbs. the prices are different due to where the gravel was from and if any stones were added.


Open year-round but winter is by appointment only.
April through October 9AM to 5PM daily.

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Fossils: no

Gems: yes

Meteorites: no

Rock Types:
Mainly -Sapphire, garnet, ruby, but gold, diamond, topaz, citrine have been found as well.


Hours of Operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Minerals: Not Listed

Admission price: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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