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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
03/02/1910 Alaska-Mexican View the planets for this day Treadwell, AK Gold Explosives 37 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/26/1942 Sandts Eddy Quarry View the planets for this day Easton, PA Limestone Explosives 31 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/05/1968 Belle Isle Salt View the planets for this day Franklin, LA Salt Fire 21 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/11/1911 Norman View the planets for this day Virginia, MN Iron Ore Rock Slide 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/19/1906 Shenandoah View the planets for this day Silverton, CO Gold/Silver Avalanche 12
03/10/1895 Old Abe View the planets for this day White Oaks, NM Gold Fire 8
03/04/1901 Engleside View the planets for this day Center Valley, MO Zinc Explosives 5
03/31/1954 Santa Rita Open Pit View the planets for this day Santa Rita, NM Copper Explosives 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/15/1943 Atkinson Quarry View the planets for this day Excursion Inlet, AK Rock Explosives 5
03/01/1928 Badger-State View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Asphyxiation 3
03/21/1972 Homestake View the planets for this day Lead, SD Gold Ground Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/13/1911 Elba View the planets for this day Gilbert, MN Iron Ore Cave-in 2
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
03/12/1994 Retsof View the planets for this day Retsof, NY Salt Roof Fall 0 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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