The Comstock is a mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,199 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: Comstock  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation: 9,199 Feet (2,804 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.76389, -105.52472

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Satelite image of the Comstock

Comstock MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Comstock


Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold


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.


Type: Minerals Only
Type: Fee Ownership
Type: Private Lease


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Owner Name: Comstock
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1974


Year: 1917
Time Period: 1902-1917
Mined: 2166.220 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

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Analytical Data

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Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Silver
Unknown: Tennantite
Unknown: Uraninite
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Copper
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Gold
Unknown: Pyrite


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Reference (Deposit): USGS OFR 66-87, p. 59

Reference (Deposit): REF:MAS