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Metal & Nonmetal Mine Disasters in the United States
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Or View From These Lists: Only Coal Disasters Both Coal and Metal/Nonmetal
Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
12/24/1889 Utica View the planets for this day Angels Camp, CA Gold Cave-in 17
12/09/1912 Great Northern Development View the planets for this day Cordova, AK Gold Avalanche 9
12/07/1906 Edison Tunnel View the planets for this day Bakersfield, CA Tunnel Cave-in 5
12/23/1915 Brandy City View the planets for this day Brandy City, CA Other Explosives 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/04/1925 Cardinal View the planets for this day Nederland, CO Gold/Silver Fire 1

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