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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Killed
11/13/1909 St. Paul No. 2 View the planets for this day Cherry, IL Bituminous 259
06/08/1917 Granite Mountain View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper 163
09/06/1869 Avondale View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite 110
05/02/1972 Sunshine View the planets for this day Kellogg, ID Silver 91
04/07/1911 Price-Pancoast View the planets for this day Throop, PA Anthracite 73
07/05/1944 Powhatan View the planets for this day Powhatan Point, OH Bituminous 66
08/27/1922 Argonaut View the planets for this day Jackson, CA Gold 47
04/07/1869 KY-Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV Gold 37
08/24/1894 Franklin View the planets for this day Franklin, WA Bituminous 37
11/03/1908 Zeigler View the planets for this day Zeigler, IL Bituminous 31
11/20/1901 Smuggler-Union View the planets for this day Pandora, CO Gold/Silver 31
06/16/1890 Hill Farm View the planets for this day Dunbar, PA Bituminous 31
09/07/1895 Osceola View the planets for this day Calumet, MI Copper 30
08/26/1908 Hailey-Okla No. 1 View the planets for this day Haileyville, OK Bituminous 29
12/19/1984 Wilberg View the planets for this day Women Icon Orangeville, UT Bituminous 27
02/25/1901 Diamondville No. 1 View the planets for this day Diamondville, WY Bituminous 26
02/14/1916 Pennsylvania View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper 21
03/05/1968 Belle Isle Salt View the planets for this day Franklin, LA Salt 21
10/29/1919 Amsterdam No. 2 View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Bituminous 20
03/08/1960 No. 22 View the planets for this day Holden, WV Bituminous 18
02/23/1911 Belmont View the planets for this day Tonopah, NV Gold/Silver 17
10/26/1937 Jonesville  Jonesville, AK Bituminous 14
05/20/1918 Villa View the planets for this day Villa, WV Bituminous 13
01/08/1943 Pursglove No. 15 View the planets for this day Pursglove, WV Bituminous 13
06/24/1887 Gould and Curry View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold/Silver 11
11/30/1907 Fremont View the planets for this day Drytown, CA Gold 11
12/14/1910 Leyden View the planets for this day Leyden, CO Bituminous 10
01/13/1902 Milby and Dow View the planets for this day Dow, OK Bituminous 10
07/03/1872 Atwater Slope View the planets for this day Portage County, OH Bituminous 10
11/13/1885 Bull Domingo View the planets for this day Silver Cliff, CO Gold/Silver 10
04/01/1893 Neilson View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite 10
12/23/1925 Webb View the planets for this day Bellaire, OH Bituminous 9
04/21/1893 Silver Bow No. 2 View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper 9
11/09/1909 Auchincloss View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Anthracite 9
11/20/1908 Red Lodge View the planets for this day Red Lodge, MT Bituminous 9
11/06/1903 Koarsarge View the planets for this day Virginia City, MT Gold 9
07/22/1972 Blacksville No. 1 View the planets for this day Blacksville, WV Bituminous 9
08/01/1936 Kathleen View the planets for this day Dowell, IL Bituminous 9
11/14/1901 Pocahontas Baby View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Bituminous 9
02/22/1912 Western No. 5 View the planets for this day Lehigh, OK Bituminous 9
11/15/1908 Pratt No. 3 View the planets for this day Ensley, AL Bituminous 8
11/22/1901 Pocahontas Baby View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Bituminous 8
06/07/1906 Rocky Fork View the planets for this day Red Lodge, MT Bituminous 8
03/03/1890 Shaft No. 3 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite 8
08/21/1884 Greenback/Buckridge View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite 8
05/20/1876 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Bituminous 8
03/10/1895 Old Abe View the planets for this day White Oaks, NM Gold 8
04/08/1896 Hope View the planets for this day Basin, MT Gold 7
05/09/1877 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Anthracite 7
12/04/1905 Horton View the planets for this day Horton, WV Bituminous 7
08/23/1911 Giroux View the planets for this day Ely, NV Copper 7
10/16/1965 Mars No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilsonburg, WV Bituminous 7
02/23/1921 Kathleen View the planets for this day Dowell, IL Bituminous 7
11/24/1927 Magma View the planets for this day Superior, AZ Copper 7
05/05/1911 Hartford-Cambria No. 2 View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore 7
11/23/1889 St. Lawrence View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper 6
01/16/1905 Decatur No. 1 View the planets for this day Decatur, IL Bituminous 6
10/13/1905 Clyde View the planets for this day Fredericktown, PA Bituminous 6
05/11/1935 Barrackville No. 41 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Bituminous 6
10/30/1897 Von Storch View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite 6
02/16/1881 Belmont View the planets for this day Belmont, MT Copper 6
09/20/1873 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV Gold 6
12/13/1921 Satanic View the planets for this day Morrison, CO Bituminous 6
11/16/1920 Arnold View the planets for this day Earlington, KY Bituminous 6
06/04/1908 Gold King View the planets for this day Gladstone, CO Gold 6
06/07/1944 Emerald View the planets for this day Clarksville, PA Bituminous 6
10/08/1894 Luke Fidler View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite 5
09/20/1897 Belle Ellen No. 3 View the planets for this day Belle Ellen, AL Bituminous 5
01/21/1914 Boston View the planets for this day Bingham, UT Copper 5
10/01/1898 Midvale View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite 5
07/14/1930 Glenn View the planets for this day Lost Chance, CA Gold 5
07/16/1950 Lark, U.S. Smelting View the planets for this day Lark, UT Lead/Zinc 5
02/20/1945 St. Anthony View the planets for this day Tiger, AZ Lead 5
03/12/1934 West Kentucky No. 10 View the planets for this day Wheatcroft, KY Bituminous 5
05/05/1904 Locust Gap View the planets for this day Locust Gap, PA Anthracite 5
05/19/1907 Engleville View the planets for this day Engleville, CO Bituminous 5
09/28/1897 Jermyn No. 1 View the planets for this day Rendham, PA Anthracite 5
05/04/1949 Packer No. 5 View the planets for this day Girardville, PA Anthracite 4
12/13/1952 Elkhorn No. 3 View the planets for this day Evanston, KY Bituminous 4
12/03/1889 Anaconda View the planets for this day Butte, MT Silver 4
10/17/1895 Franklin View the planets for this day Franklin Township, WA Bituminous 4
07/01/1879 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold 3
03/26/1971 Nemacolin View the planets for this day Nemacolin, PA Bituminous 3
09/14/1966 Red Tail No. 2 View the planets for this day Bethesda, OH Bituminous 3
12/12/1968 No. 8-B View the planets for this day Saunders, WV Bituminous 3
12/11/1941 Powhatan No. 1 View the planets for this day Powhatan, OH Bituminous 2
03/10/1930 Wolf Run View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Bituminous 2
01/19/2006 Alma No. 1 View the planets for this day Melville, WV Bituminous 2
08/18/1936 Esry View the planets for this day Moberly, MO Bituminous 2
01/21/1912 Cherry Valley View the planets for this day Cherry Valley, PA Bituminous 1
01/02/1939 Crown Hill No. 6 View the planets for this day Clinton, IN Bituminous 1
12/04/1925 Cardinal View the planets for this day Nederland, CO Gold/Silver 1
01/21/2010 Viburnum No. 29 View the planets for this day Viburnum, MO Lead/Zinc 0
08/30/1917 Lincoln View the planets for this day Virginia, MN Lead 0
03/15/1916 Sesser View the planets for this day Sesser, IL Bituminous 0
 
 
 

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