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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
08/27/1922 Argonaut View the planets for this day Jackson, CA Gold Fire 47 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/27/1963 Cane Creek View the planets for this day Moab, UT Potash Explosion 18 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/29/1895 Sleepy Hollow View the planets for this day Sleepy Hollow, CO Gold Inundation 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/12/1913 Coronado View the planets for this day Clifton, AZ Copper Pwd Haulage 9
08/13/1920 Pounding Mill Quarry View the planets for this day Pounding Mill, VA Rock Explosives 9
08/23/1911 Giroux View the planets for this day Ely, NV Copper Fire 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/13/1936 Mountain City Copper View the planets for this day Mountain City, NV Copper Asphyxiation 6
08/04/1914 Copper Flat Steam Pit View the planets for this day McGill, NV Copper Explosives 5
08/31/1938 Asheville Quarry View the planets for this day Asheville, NC Granite Explosives 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/10/1993 Magma View the planets for this day Superior, AZ Copper Falling Object 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/24/1877 Belcher View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold/Silver Explosives 3
08/11/1978 Heald Pit View the planets for this day Remsen, NY Sand/Gravel Rock Slide 3
08/30/1978 Gramercy Works View the planets for this day Gramercy, LA Bauxite Machinery 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/12/2010 Meikle View the planets for this day Elko, NV Gold Falling Object 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/08/1997 Overland Services View the planets for this day Women Icon Bound Brook, NJ Stone Electrical 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/30/1917 Lincoln View the planets for this day Virginia, MN Lead Fire 0
 
 
 

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