Enterprise

The Enterprise is a copper and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,299 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  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,299 Feet (1,920 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.11833, -113.83167

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Satelite image of the Enterprise

Enterprise MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Enterprise


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PIPELIKE


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Metamorphism Of The Qtz Monzonite And Oquirrh Fm


Rocks

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

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1917: 0.05 OZ/TON AU, 1.6 OZ/TON AG, 5.4 % CU


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Sericite


Comments

Comment (Production): 47 TONS OF ORE IN 1917 SHIPPED FROM ENTERPRISE AND CENTENNIAL

Comment (Deposit): NEAR CONTACT

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL CUTS AND SHALLOW SHAFTS

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: SEDIMENTARY RX HAVE BEEN REPLACED BY JASPEROIDS WEST OF THE CLAIM


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T. B., 1935 , THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROF PA 177 , P. 122