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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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State:  Nevada   (Display in Date Order)   (Display in Day Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
04/07/1869 KY-Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV Gold Fire 37  
02/02/1911 Belmont View the planets for this day Tonopah, NV Gold/Silver Fire 17  
06/24/1887 Gould and Curry View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold/Silver Fire 11  
07/07/1912 Eureka Pit View the planets for this day Ely, NV Copper Explosives 10  
08/23/1911 Giroux View the planets for this day Ely, NV Copper Fire 7  
08/13/1936 Mountain City Copper View the planets for this day Mountain City, NV Copper Asphyxiation 6  
09/20/1873 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV Gold Fire 6  
05/03/1884 Gouverneur View the planets for this day Gouverneur, NY Marble Expl. Vessel 6  
04/13/1909 Granville Quarry View the planets for this day Granville, NY Slate Cave-in 5  
08/04/1914 Copper Flat Steam Pit View the planets for this day McGill, NV Copper Explosives 5  
06/18/1880 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold Pwd Haulage 5  
04/18/1975 Sterling B Shaft View the planets for this day Retsof, NY Salt Explosion 4  
07/01/1879 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold Fire 3  
06/23/1970 Texavada View the planets for this day Pine Grove, NV Gold Asphyxiation 3   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/17/2002 Storm Decline View the planets for this day Elko, NV Gold Heat Stress 2   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/12/2010 Meikle View the planets for this day Elko, NV Gold Falling Object 2   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/31/2017 Marigold View the planets for this day Valmy, NV Gold Pwd Haulage 2   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/29/1981 Nevada Moly View the planets for this day Women Icon Tonopah, NV Molybdenum Pwd Haulage 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/28/1984 Nevada Moly View the planets for this day Women Icon Tonopah, NV Molybdenum Pwd Haulage 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/15/1997 Getchell View the planets for this day Women Icon Golconda, NV Gold Pwd Haulage 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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