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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
07/15/1902 Daly West/Ontario View the planets for this day Park City, UT Silver Asphyxiation 34
07/25/1916 Waterworks Tunnel View the planets for this day Cleveland, OH Tunnel Explosion 20
07/10/1879 Standard View the planets for this day Bodie, CA Gold Explosives 10
07/07/1912 Eureka Pit View the planets for this day Ely, NV Copper Explosives 10
07/17/1917 Three Forks Quarry View the planets for this day Trident, MT Gypsum Explosives 8
07/07/1887 Sturgeon River View the planets for this day Metropolitan, MI Iron Ore Inundation 8
07/14/1914 Balkan View the planets for this day Palatka, MI Iron Ore Inundation 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/25/1919 Hecla View the planets for this day Burke, ID Lead Hoisting 5
07/12/1923 Sloss No. 1 View the planets for this day Bessemer, AL Iron Ore Pwd Haulage 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/14/1930 Glenn View the planets for this day Lost Chance, CA Gold Fire 5
07/16/1950 Lark, U.S. Smelting View the planets for this day Lark, UT Lead/Zinc Fire 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/24/1952 Arizona Concrete View the planets for this day Maricopa City, AZ Rock Bin Collapse 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/01/1879 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold Fire 3
07/19/2007 Nome Operations View the planets for this day Nome, AK Gold Machinery 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/17/1996 Bullitt Stone View the planets for this day Women Icon Shepherdsville, KY Limestone Sliding Material 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
07/08/1997 Neverson Quarry View the planets for this day Women Icon Bailey, NC Granite Pwd Haulage 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/10/1917 Rock Salt View the planets for this day Ithaca, NY Salt Explosion 1
07/30/1911 White Oak View the planets for this day Villa Heights, MO Lead Roof Fall 0
 
 
 

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