Apex Group

The Apex Group is a mercury mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,380 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 Group  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 4,380 Feet (1,335 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Mercury

Lat, Long: 33.9533, -111.49030

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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 Apex Group

Apex Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Apex Group
Secondary: Apex Mercury


Primary: Mercury
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Iron
Tertiary: Sulfur-Pyrite


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: C. O. Carlson And I. Conway
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1959


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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 RENO PASS MAP

Reference (Deposit): ADMR APEX FILE

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