Kitty Clyde

The Kitty Clyde is a gold mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 8,848 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: Kitty Clyde  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation: 8,848 Feet (2,697 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.73417, -105.56778

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Satelite image of the Kitty Clyde

Kitty Clyde MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kitty Clyde


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


State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Central City

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


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Year: 1932
Time Period: 1907-32
Mined: 405.490 mt
Material type: ore


Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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

Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


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Analytical Data

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Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite


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Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 319, p. 69

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63, p. 350

Reference (Deposit): REF. USGS PROF PAPER 223 PLATE 3