Montana Sapphires: Tips for digging at the source

I love digging for rocks.  Our first trip to Gem Mountain in Phillipsburg, Montana did not disappoint!  The facility offers many tables and chairs for sorting, some in the sun and others in the shade.  They allow dogs so our trusty Rhodesian Ridgeback came along for the fun and got to visit with other dogs while basking in the sun.   Gem Mountain has a great set up with lots of staff available to answer questions.  They are also happy to give demos on the best way to wash the gravel and gather all the sapphires into one place in the...

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