Pine Mountain

The Pine Mountain is a mercury mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 5,098 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: Pine Mountain  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 5,098 Feet (1,554 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Mercury

Lat, Long: 33.9797, -111.44810

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Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.

Satelite image of the Pine Mountain

Pine Mountain MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pine Mountain
Secondary: Turnbull
Secondary: Midco Reserves
Secondary: Boardman


Primary: Mercury


State: Arizona
County: Maricopa

Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.


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Owner Name: Brunson,Grimes,Bacon
Info Year: 1960

Owner Name: G. Cline
Info Year: 1960


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): USGS 7.5 RENO PASS MAP

Reference (Deposit): USBM IC.8252,P66

Reference (Deposit): ADMR PINE MTN FILE

Reference (Deposit): ADMR "U" FILE

Reference (Deposit): BAILEY,E.H, AZ.B.M. #180,P228

Reference (Deposit): LAUSEN,C, & GARDNER,E, AZ.B.M.#122,P87-89

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