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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
05/02/1972 Sunshine View the planets for this day Kellogg, ID Silver Fire 91 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/12/1909 Callahan Quarry View the planets for this day South Bethlehem, NY Stone Explosives 29
05/14/1893 Red Jacket Shaft View the planets for this day Calumet, MI Copper Hoisting 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/14/1892 Anaconda View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Cave-in 9
05/13/1912 Norrie View the planets for this day Ironwood, MI Iron Ore Cave-in 7
05/05/1911 Hartford-Cambria No. 2 View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore Fire 7
05/12/1905 Cora View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Explosives 7
05/17/1930 Terry-Butterskill Quarry View the planets for this day Union, WV Rock Explosives 6
05/03/1884 Gouverneur View the planets for this day Gouverneur, NY Marble Expl. Vessel 6
05/30/1874 Amador View the planets for this day Amador, CA Gold Hoisting 5
05/10/1982 Magma View the planets for this day Superior, AZ Copper Roof Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/15/1970 Silver Eagle View the planets for this day Rice, WA Silver Asphyxiation 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/19/1995 Lloyd Logging View the planets for this day Wenatchee, WA Sand/Gravel Fall of Highwall 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/15/2012 Sterling Materials View the planets for this day Women Icon Verona, KY Limestone Pwd Haulage 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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