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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster Calendar Decade:  2000s   (Display in Date Order)   (Display by Mineral)

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
09/23/2001 Jim Walter No. 5 View the planets for this day Brookwood, AL Bituminous Explosion 13  
01/02/2006 Sago View the planets for this day Tallmansville, WV Bituminous Explosion 12  
08/06/2007 Crandall Canyon View the planets for this day Huntington, UT Bituminous Bump 6  
05/20/2006 Darby No. 1 View the planets for this day Holmes Mill, KY Bituminous Explosion 5  
01/22/2003 McElroy View the planets for this day Cameron, WV Bituminous Explosion 3  
08/16/2007 Crandall Canyon View the planets for this day Huntington, UT Bituminous Bump 3  
08/10/2007 Gibson View the planets for this day Princeton, IN Bituminous Hoisting 3  
01/13/2007 Cucumber View the planets for this day Cucumber, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 2  
01/19/2006 Alma No. 1 View the planets for this day Melville, WV Bituminous Fire 2  
07/31/2000 Willow Creek View the planets for this day Helper, UT Bituminous Explosion/Fire 2  
10/17/2002 Storm Decline View the planets for this day Elko, NV Gold Heat Stress 2  
09/17/2003 Twilight Mountain View the planets for this day Twilight, WV Bituminous Pwd Haulage 2  
08/19/2005 Bell County Prep Pl. View the planets for this day Middlesboro, KY Bituminous Pwd Haulage 2  
04/17/2007 Tri-Star Job No. 3 View the planets for this day Barton, MD Bituminous Fall of Highwall 2  
07/19/2007 Nome Operations View the planets for this day Nome, AK Gold Machinery 2  
08/03/2005 Stillhouse No. 1 View the planets for this day Cumberland, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 2  
10/23/2003 Midwest Storage View the planets for this day Women Icon Quincy, IL Limestone Roof Fall 1  
04/24/2008 Pattison Sand View the planets for this day Women Icon Clayton, IA Sand/Gravel Pwd Haulage 1  
10/21/2002 R-D Mac View the planets for this day Women Icon La Grande, OR Sand/Gravel Pwd Haulage 1  
10/12/2002 Russell Pit View the planets for this day Women Icon Wellington, CO Sand/Gravel Pwd Haulage 1  
04/21/2003 North Marion View the planets for this day Women Icon Marion, KS Limestone Pwd Haulage 1  
09/15/2009 Ozark View the planets for this day Women Icon Bradford, AR Sand Pwd Haulage 1  
04/21/2000 Rattlesnake Pit View the planets for this day Women Icon Hurricane, UT Sand Pwd Haulage 1  
07/24/2002 Quecreek View the planets for this day Friedens, PA Bituminous Inundation 0  
 
 
 

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