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Mine Disasters in the United States


St. Louis and Rocky Mountain Mining Co.
Brilliant No. 2 Mine Explosion

Brilliant, Colfax County, New Mexico
July 28, 1944
No. Killed - 6



Cause of the explosion: Ventilating current in 5 south entry short-circuited permitting an explosive mixture of gas and air to accumulate and be ignited by an electrical arc.



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