Enterprise Group Mine

The Enterprise Group Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Boise county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,600 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: Enterprise Group Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boise

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 44.0194, -115.80780

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Enterprise Group Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Enterprise Group Mine
Secondary: Engle
Secondary: Baby


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boise
District: Grimes Pass District


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.
Administrative Organization: Boise National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Mineral Mining Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Boise Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitized; Fe And Cu Stains


Rocks

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

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Miocene

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: RANGE OF ORE ASSAYS: 1.4 - 3.13 OZ AU/TON, 9.9 - 15.6 OZ AG/TON, 0.4 - 0.58% CU, 12.3 - 25.26% PB, 5.2-7.35% ZN


Materials

Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1947, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF BOISE BASIN, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 944 - C, P. 119 - 319.

Reference (Deposit): 1916 RECON JONES, E. L., JR., BULL. 640

Reference (Deposit): 1947 GEOLMAP ANDERSON, A. L., BULL. 944-C

Reference (Production): JONES, E. L. JR., 1916, USGS BULL. 640, P. 108.

Reference (Deposit): JONES, E. L., JR., 1916, LODE MINING IN THE QUARTZBURG AND GRIMES PASS PORPHYRY BELT, BOISE BASIN, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 640, PP 83 - 111.


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