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Metal & Nonmetal Mine Disasters in the United States
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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
04/24/2008 Pattison Sand View the planets for this day Women Icon Clayton, IA Sand/Gravel Pwd Haulage 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/21/2003 North Marion View the planets for this day Women Icon Marion, KS Limestone Pwd Haulage 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/21/2000 Rattlesnake Pit View the planets for this day Women Icon Hurricane, UT Sand Pwd Haulage 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/18/1975 Sterling B Shaft View the planets for this day Retsof, NY Salt Explosion 4   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/12/1971 Barnett Complex View the planets for this day Rosiclare, IL Ore Asphyxiation 7   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/19/1920 Lehigh Quarry View the planets for this day Ormrod, PA Limestone Explosives 6   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/15/1920 Jefferson Island View the planets for this day Delcambre, LA Salt Explosion 6   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/28/1917 Mountain King View the planets for this day Mariposa County, CA Gold Asphyxiation 7  
04/23/1913 Leonard View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Hoisting 5   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/17/1913 Miami Copper View the planets for this day Miami, AZ Copper Cave-in 5   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/13/1910 Nazareth Quarry View the planets for this day Nazareth, PA Limestone Explosives 11   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/13/1909 Granville Quarry View the planets for this day Granville, NY Slate Landslide 5  
04/11/1896 Anaconda View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Explosives 6  
04/08/1896 Hope View the planets for this day Basin, MT Gold Fire 7  
04/21/1893 Silver Bow No. 2 View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Fire 9  
04/07/1869 KY-Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV Gold Fire 37  
 
 
 

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