Elida

The Elida is a lead, zinc, copper, gold, and silver mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado.

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: Elida  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Copper, Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.76028, -105.62583

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Satelite image of the Elida

Elida MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Elida
Secondary: Blue Ridge
Secondary: Senator
Secondary: Lincoln
Secondary: Mayflower
Secondary: 4-C
Secondary: Hamilton
Secondary: East Murray Crosscut
Secondary: Climax
Secondary: Cymric
Secondary: Ohio Bell
Secondary: American Eagle
Secondary: Andrew Lowe
Secondary: Capitol


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Lawson-Dumont


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Silver


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: SEAMS OF PYRITIC, COMPOSITE, AND GALENA-SPHALERITE TYPES. SOME RADIOACTIVE MINERALS


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1231, 1967

Reference (Deposit): USGS OPEN FILE REPORT 946, 1967

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 6,63