Enterprise Pit Mine Lookout


Useful Information

Location: Pine Creek
Open: no restrictions
Fee: free [2004]
Classification: ExplainGold Mine
Light: n/a
Dimension: D=135m.
Guided tours: n/a
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Address: Mine Lookout, Pine Creek, Northern Territory, 0847
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History

1870 workers found gold digging holes for telegraph poles.
1906 Enterprise Shaft opened.
1985 open cast mine opened.
1994 mine closed.

Description

Enterprise Hill on the Pine Creek Goldfields was mined for gold in an open cast mine, called Enterprise mine. The 135m deep pit was abandoned in 1994 and is now filled with ground water. During its operation the mine produced 764,000 ounces of gold.