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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Chesterfield County, VA   (Display in Date Order)

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Counties where 5 or more disasters occurred

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
04/03/1867 Bright Hope View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 69
03/19/1855 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Bituminous Explosion 55
03/18/1839 Black Heath View the planets for this day Richmond, VA Bituminous Explosion 53
02/03/1882 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Bituminous Explosion 32
05/15/1854 English Pit View the planets for this day New Richmond, VA Bituminous Explosion 20
11/30/1863 Raccoon Pit View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 17
06/15/1844 Black Heath View the planets for this day Richmond, VA Bituminous Explosion 11
04/13/1859 Bright Hope View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 9
05/20/1876 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Bituminous Fire 8
11/30/1850 Cox Pit View the planets for this day Winterpock, VA Bituminous Explosion 7
 
 
 

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