Digging For Sapphires In Montana (Montana Gold Claims)

2017-4-3  Montana Sapphire: is one of the state's gemstones. Indoctrinated in 1969 along with Montana Moss agate. Sapphire's fame began a century earlier in the 1860's. Unpopular at the time because the small multicolored pebbles clogged gold sluices. In a time when, Gold, was the treasure of the day.

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Report of Investigation 23 - Montana Technological

2016-1-8  Information on Montana sapphire localities was compiled from published descriptions, newspaper articles, individuals, and my own observations. Although I have done my best to verify the data, much of the information about sapphires in Montana is problematic and only provides clues to sapphire distribution.

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Montana Gold Mining Claims - Montana Gold and Mineral ...

Montana Gold and Mineral Mines – Montana Gold Mining Claims. Featured. For Sale. Porter Mine. Georgetown, Montana 59711 U.S. $10,995. Historic Porter Mine 20.66 Acre Placer Claim – Red Lion District – Granite County, Montana . The Historic Porter Mine Mine for sale, a 20.66 Acre Unpatented Lode Mining Claim on federal land managed...

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Rarer Than Diamonds - Montana's Yogo ... - Montana Gold

Breathtaking to behold, the Yogo sapphire is found only in Montana. Yogos are unique among the sapphires of the world. Whereas most of the sapphires found around the world vary greatly in color and quality, the Yogo sapphire’s unusual “Gypsum-flower” blue color is natural (rather than heat treated) and color and clarity are uniformly high.

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Public Gold Sapphire Mines in Montana

Montana is one of the few states where the public can find sapphires. Several mines in western Montana allow visitors to sift material in search of their own sapphires. You can also try panning for gold at the Libby Creek Gold Panning Area near Libby, Montana.

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Montana Sapphire - Earth's Treasury

This is a small selection of typical sapphire mined from the El Dorado Bar along the Missouri River near Helena, Montana. The largest is the blue stone that the ring is resting on; it weighed 10 carats and yielded a 3.63-carat gem. The rough in the photo totals

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Yogo Sapphires Montana Gems of Philipsburg

2021-9-2  The largest recorded Yogo rough, found in 1910, it weighed 19 carats and was cut into an 8-carat gemstone. The largest cut Yogo is 10.2-carat. Large rough Yogo

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Ethically Sourced Montana Sapphire for Sale Americut

Montana sapphires from Rock Creek are mined in Montana with modern practices that are environmentally friendly and that safeguard the health and safety of the miner. Ethical Mining Practices At Americut Gems, we take pride in the fact that we have ethically sourced Montana sapphire for sale.

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Montana Sapphires from Philipsburg, Montana Visit ...

2021-5-28  Montana Sapphires. Sapphire mining in the Philipsburg, Montana area dates back approximately 120 years. Although Montana is home to four major sapphire deposits, the Philipsburg Rock Creek deposit has been the largest producer by far,

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Digging For Sapphires In Montana (Montana Gold Claims)

2017-4-3  Montana Sapphire: is one of the state's gemstones. Indoctrinated in 1969 along with Montana Moss agate. Sapphire's fame began a century earlier in the 1860's. Unpopular at the time because the small multicolored pebbles clogged gold sluices. In a time when, Gold, was the treasure of the day.

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Rarer Than Diamonds - Montana's Yogo ... - Montana Gold

Breathtaking to behold, the Yogo sapphire is found only in Montana. Yogos are unique among the sapphires of the world. Whereas most of the sapphires found around the world vary greatly in color and quality, the Yogo sapphire’s unusual “Gypsum-flower” blue color is natural (rather than heat treated) and color and clarity are uniformly high.

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Ethically Sourced Montana Sapphire for Sale Americut

Montana sapphires from Rock Creek are mined in Montana with modern practices that are environmentally friendly and that safeguard the health and safety of the miner. Ethical Mining Practices At Americut Gems, we take pride in the fact that we have ethically sourced Montana sapphire for sale.

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On-site mining, family activity, gem hunting Montana ...

2021-9-2  The Montana sapphire material we offer is still in the virgin state and is brought in from private claims. We carry gem material from the El Dorado Bar of the Missouri River, near Helena, Montana as well as Rock Creek sapphire material from Melee Gulch, near the Gem Mountain Peak in the Sapphire Mountains of Philipsburg.

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Yogo Sapphire Mining - Montana Gem

Among this group is Montana Gem. We have been hand mining claims on the Yogo property for over 30 years as part of a group securing access through the Sapphire Village land ownership. This is strictly a hands-on operation utilizing picks, shovels, and rocker boxes to separate the gravel from the raw earth. The concentrated gravel is then put ...

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Sapphire Mining In Montana USA A Guide To Sapphire

Montana Territories Sapphire Mining. A map of the state of Montana. Sapphire production in Montana was, at least initially, a byproduct of the gold rushes of the 1860s. Early prospectors searching for gold in the gravel of the Missouri River repeatedly discarded the annoying blue pebbles that continually clogged their sluices without much thought to what they may be.

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Sapphire Wash Trommel and Gravel Seperator - Instructables

Sapphire Wash Trommel and Gravel Seperator: Long name for something the just cuts out the hand screening and washing. Unlike the reverse helix trommel and water pulse concentrator instructables I have on here, this one is still a work in progress. The stripped gear motor that was

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Mining Trommel and Conveyor - Gold Claimer Brand -

2021-9-1  Mining Trommel and Conveyor - Gold Claimer Brand - $10500 (Polson) $10,500.00This equipment is first rate. It is in near new condition, having run approximately 85 hours, and ready to go to work right here in Montana, or anywhere in the world.

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Montana Prospecting - Gold Prospectors Association of ...

2015-1-24  Thanks for everyone's replies to my topic, I have already done the sapphire and gem hounding, now its time for that good old yellow stuff. I just wish there was more GPAA claims in Montana. DENNIS JANKA Sluicer Posts:56. 13 Feb 2015 01:20 PM:

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Sapphire mining claims forsale - Properties in Sapphire ...

4 Properties in Sapphire from $28,000. Find the best offers for your search sapphire mining claims forsale. These two adjoining mining claims, are centrally located with accommodation on one claim. These claims are almost virgin and waiting for some one to come and discover. These two adjoining mini

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Montana Sapphires – Santenterprises

The largest claim at Rock Creek is Gem Mountain. Cowboy Tom Shields trying his luck at Gem Mountain (Rock Creek), near Philipsburg, Montana. The site is a popular destination, where tourists can buy a bucket of gem-gearing gravel and are guaranteed to find sapphire, as the deposit is

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sapphire mining montana claim for sale - gobertgroup.be

2020-2-24  sapphire mining montana claim for sale. Rock Creek Montana Sapphires: A New Age of Mining Begins. Aug 19, 2016 For the first time in the past 120 years, the rich sapphire-bearing land in this area is owned by a single entity. To witness the beginning of a new era of sapphire mining in Montana and gain a full understanding of this operation, a ...

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On-site mining, family activity, gem hunting

2021-9-2  The Montana sapphire material we offer is still in the virgin state and is brought in from private claims. We carry gem material from the El Dorado Bar of the Missouri River, near Helena, Montana as well as Rock Creek sapphire material from Melee Gulch, near the Gem Mountain Peak in the Sapphire

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Montana Sapphires from Philipsburg, Montana

2021-5-28  Montana Sapphires. Sapphire mining in the Philipsburg, Montana area dates back approximately 120 years. Although Montana is home to four major sapphire deposits, the Philipsburg Rock Creek deposit has been the largest producer by far, producing four times more sapphire than all the other Montana

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Report of Investigation 23 - Montana Technological

2016-1-8  Information on Montana sapphire localities was compiled from published descriptions, newspaper articles, individuals, and my own observations. Although I have done my best to verify the data, much of the information about sapphires in Montana is problematic and only provides clues to sapphire distribution.

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Montana Sapphire - Earth's Treasury

This is a small selection of typical sapphire mined from the El Dorado Bar along the Missouri River near Helena, Montana. The largest is the blue stone that the ring is resting on; it weighed 10 carats and yielded a 3.63-carat gem. The rough in the photo totals

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2 Years Later: An Update on the Montana Yogo Sapphire

2019-9-19  2 Years Later: An Update on the Montana Yogo Sapphire Mine. The new owners of the Vortex mine talk about the progress they’ve made, the challenges of having mining claims on Forest Service land and their future plans. A little over two years ago, a retailer acquired the Vortex Yogo sapphire mine near Lewistown, Montana, with plans to restart ...

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Yogo Sapphires Montana Yogo Sapphire Gemology

Montana is known as the Treasure State because it is rich in many mineral and gemstone sources, including two types of sapphires: the Yogo Sapphire from the central area of the state, and Fancy Montana Sapphires found mostly in the western half of the state.

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Montana Retailer Acquires, Reopens Yogo Sapphire Mine ...

2017-8-22  Now, Baide has purchased everything--all rights, claims and equipment--of the Vortex Yogo sapphire mine from Roberts’s wife, Laurie. Yogo Gulch is one of four major sapphire-producing areas in Montana and was discovered more than 100 years ago, according to

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Montana Prospecting - Gold Prospectors Association of ...

2015-1-24  Thanks for everyone's replies to my topic, I have already done the sapphire and gem hounding, now its time for that good old yellow stuff. I just wish there was more GPAA claims in Montana. DENNIS JANKA Sluicer Posts:56. 13 Feb 2015 01:20 PM:

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