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View the Mine Disaster Calendar Cause of Disaster:  Asphyxiation   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Killed
11/17/2013 Revenue-Virginius View the planets for this day Ouray, CO Gold/Silver 2
08/15/1985 R and R No. 3 View the planets for this day Woodbine, KY Bituminous 3
06/25/1975 Boron View the planets for this day Boron, CA Boron 2
06/04/1975 Bonnie Lake View the planets for this day Bartow, FL Phosphate 2
11/11/1971 Inspiration Concentrator View the planets for this day Inspiration, AZ Copper 3
04/12/1971 Barnett Complex View the planets for this day Rosiclare, IL Ore 7
06/23/1970 Texavada View the planets for this day Pine Grove, NV Gold 3
06/20/1970 Hazard View the planets for this day Foresthill, CA Gold 1
05/15/1970 Silver Eagle View the planets for this day Rice, WA Silver 3
06/01/1966 Dora No. 2 View the planets for this day Dora, PA Bituminous 5
08/05/1961 Stearns No. 4 View the planets for this day Worley, KY Bituminous 3
06/01/1959 Sherwood View the planets for this day Iron River, MI Iron Ore 6
03/28/1955 Little Oak View the planets for this day Belleville, IL Bituminous 1
11/04/1948 Milt No. 1 View the planets for this day Kitzmiller, MD Bituminous 5
01/05/1943 Boyd View the planets for this day Ducktown, TN Copper 9
01/09/1942 Pride of the West View the planets for this day Silverton, CO Copper/Gold 8
09/01/1936 Metz View the planets for this day Fulton, MO Bituminous 4
08/13/1936 Mountain City Copper View the planets for this day Mountain City, NV Copper 6
03/01/1928 Badger-State View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper 3
05/31/1925 Piper No. 2 View the planets for this day Piper, AL Bituminous 6
02/14/1921 Sahara No. 8 View the planets for this day Eldorado, IL Bituminous 3
04/28/1917 Mountain King View the planets for this day Mariposa County, CA Gold 7
06/30/1914 Sycamore No. 1 View the planets for this day Cinderella, WV Bituminous 5
05/06/1913 Taylor View the planets for this day Hartford, KY Bituminous 5
08/01/1911 Standard-Pocahontas View the planets for this day Welch, WV Bituminous 6
05/10/1911 Boston View the planets for this day Larksville, PA Anthracite 5
01/29/1909 Northwestern View the planets for this day Ashford County, WA Bituminous 2
05/25/1904 Williamstown View the planets for this day Williamstown, PA Bituminous 10
07/15/1902 Daly West/Ontario View the planets for this day Park City, UT Silver 34
08/21/1900 Issaquah No. 4 View the planets for this day Issaquah, WA Bituminous 5
02/12/1899 Diamondville No. 1 View the planets for this day Diamondville, WY Bituminous 2
10/23/1891 Richardson View the planets for this day Glen Carbon, PA Anthracite 7
04/20/1890 Spring Valley No. 2 View the planets for this day Spring Valley, IL Bituminous 3
10/01/1887 Bast View the planets for this day Big Mine Run, PA Anthracite 5
04/27/1887 Tunnel View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Anthracite 5
08/11/1885 West End View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Anthracite 10
09/06/1879 Grizzly View the planets for this day Alta, Utah Bituminous 6
07/11/1877 Brookfield View the planets for this day Brookfield, OH Bituminous 7
05/27/1871 West Pittston View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Anthracite 20
 
 
 

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