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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
10/19/1915 Granite Mountain View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Explosives 16 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/19/1911 Wharton View the planets for this day Hibernia, NJ Iron Ore Inundation 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/06/1905 Granville Quarry View the planets for this day Granville, NY Slate Cave-in 10
10/06/1936 Morning View the planets for this day Mullan, ID Lead Hoisting 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/29/1927 Quincy Shaft No. 2 View the planets for this day Hancock, MI Copper Rock Fall 7
10/16/1923 Utah-Apex View the planets for this day Bingham, UT Silver/Lead Cave-in 6
10/03/1879 Tioga View the planets for this day Bodie, CA Gold Hoisting 6
10/30/1952 Herron View the planets for this day Herron, MI Rock Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/27/1930 Louise View the planets for this day Ironton, MN Iron Ore Pwd Haulage 3
10/31/2017 Marigold View the planets for this day Valmy, NV Gold Pwd Haulage 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/17/2002 Storm Decline View the planets for this day Elko, NV Gold Heat Stress 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/23/2003 Midwest Storage View the planets for this day Women Icon Quincy, IL Limestone Roof Fall 1
10/12/2002 Russell Pit View the planets for this day Women Icon Wellington, CO Sand/Gravel Pwd Haulage 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/21/2002 R-D Mac View the planets for this day Women Icon La Grande, OR Sand/Gravel Pwd Haulage 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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