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All Mine Disasters in the United States
By State

State:  Nevada   (Display in Date Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
04/07/1869 KY-Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV MNM Fire 37  
02/02/1911 Belmont View the planets for this day Tonopah, NV MNM Fire 17  
06/24/1887 Gould and Curry View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV MNM Fire 11  
07/07/1912 Eureka Pit View the planets for this day Ely, NV MNM Explosion 10  
08/23/1911 Giroux View the planets for this day Ely, NV MNM Fire 7  
08/13/1936 Mountain City Copper View the planets for this day Mountain City, NV MNM Asphyxiation 6  
05/03/1884 Gouverneur View the planets for this day Gouverneur, NY MNM Expl. Vessel 6  
09/20/1873 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV MNM Fire 6  
06/18/1880 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV MNM Pwd Haulage 5  
04/13/1909 Granville Quarry View the planets for this day Granville, NY MNM Cave-in 5  
08/04/1914 Copper Flat Steam Pit View the planets for this day McGill, NV MNM Explosion 5  
04/18/1975 Sterling B Shaft View the planets for this day Retsof, NY MNM Explosion 4  
06/23/1970 Texavada View the planets for this day Pine Grove, NV MNM Asphyxiation 3  
07/01/1879 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV MNM Fire 3  
10/17/2002 Storm Decline View the planets for this day Elko, NV MNM Heat Stress 2  
08/12/2010 Meikle View the planets for this day Elko, NV MNM Falling Object 2  
 
 

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