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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
01/10/1906 Haverstraw Clay Pit View the planets for this day Haverstraw, NY Clay Landslide 19
01/26/1904 Independence View the planets for this day Victor, CO Gold Hoisting 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/12/1881 Little Cottonwood Canyon View the planets for this day Alta, Utah Silver Avalanche 10
01/07/1902 Negaunee View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore Roof Fall 10
01/05/1943 Boyd View the planets for this day Ducktown, TN Copper Asphyxiation 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/09/1942 Pride of the West View the planets for this day Silverton, CO Copper/Gold Asphyxiation 8
01/04/1896 Anna Lee View the planets for this day Victor, CO Gold Cave-in 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/18/1911 Keating View the planets for this day Radersburg, MT Gold Explosives 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/31/1939 Southern View the planets for this day Treece, KS Zinc Roof Fall 5
01/21/1914 Boston View the planets for this day Bingham, UT Copper Fire 5
01/05/1971 El Dorado View the planets for this day Shingle Springs, CA Limestone Hoisting 4 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
01/21/2010 Viburnum No. 29 View the planets for this day Viburnum, MO Lead/Zinc Fire 0 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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