Centennial-Enterprise Mine

The Centennial-Enterprise Mine is a copper, gold, and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,260 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: Centennial-Enterprise Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,260 Feet (1,908 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.11778, -113.83194

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Satelite image of the Centennial-Enterprise Mine

Centennial-Enterprise Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Centennial-Enterprise Mine
Secondary: M057528
Secondary: X1
Secondary: 14


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


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: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR-IRREGULAR-PIPELIKE


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 47 TONS SHIPPED ASSAYED 0.05 OZ/TON AU, 1.6 OZ/TON AG, AND 5.4 PERCENT CU.


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Hematite
Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Muscovite
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Production): 47 TONS WERE SHIPPED IN 1917, IT IS NOT KNOWN WHETHER ANY TUNGSTEN ORE WAS SHIPPED.

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL SHALLOW SHAFTS 21X15X15 FT DEEP, 8X4X20 FT. DEEP, 8X8X20 FT DEEP; A 20 FT ADIT, SEVERAL PITS AND CUTS.

Comment (Geology): ALSO DIOPSIDE, MAGNETITE

Comment (Location): SW SW OF NW 1/4

Comment (Deposit): PIPELIKE MASS IN QTZ MONZONITE, S END OF ENTERPRISE CLAIM, CONTROLLED BY INTERSECTION OF TWO FRACTURES, ONE STRIKES N7E, DIPPING 70E, THE OTHER STRIKES N60W AND DIPS S.


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING, UTAH: USGS, PP 177

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS, PP. 17

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 17

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PP. 177

Reference (Reserve-Resource): DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY