Apex-Delaware Group Mines

The Apex-Delaware Group Mines is a copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,598 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Apex-Delaware Group Mines  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.52333, -112.17056

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Apex-Delaware Group Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Apex-Delaware Group Mines
Secondary: Utah Apex


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Anaconda Co.

Owner Name: Smelting And Refining Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: High Plateaus Of Utah
Physiographic Detail: Uinta Extension


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fissures, Fractures, Faults And Folds


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization, Sericitization And Silicification


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Molybdenite
Gangue: Rhodochrosite
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Orthoclase


Comments

Comment (Workings): TWO VERTICAL SHAFTS, LOCATED CLOSE TO PARNELL LODE.

Comment (Geology): HOSTROCKS ARE HIGHLY DEFORMED AND ALTERED. MINERALIZATION IS CONTROLLED BY FISSURES IN WALLROCKS.

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1977)


References

Reference (Deposit): BRAY, E.R., WILSON, J.C., 1975, GUIDE BOOK TO THE BINGHAM MINING DISTRICT: SOCIETY OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGISTS

Reference (Deposit): COOK, D.R., 1961, GEOLOGY OF THE BINGHAM MINING DISTRICT AND NORTHERN OQUIRRH MOUNTAIN, GUIDE BOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 16 UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 145P.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS P.P. 38, 410P.

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1905, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE BINGHAM MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS P.P. 38, 410P.