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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
03/02/1910 Alaska-Mexican View the planets for this day Treadwell, AK Gold Explosion 37  
05/30/1874 Amador View the planets for this day Amador, CA Gold Hoisting 5  
02/21/1918 Amasa-Porter View the planets for this day Crystal Falls, MI Iron Ore Cave-in 17  
11/05/1953 American Gilsonite View the planets for this day Bonanza, UT Gilsonite Explosion 8  
01/04/1896 Anna Lee View the planets for this day Victor, CO Gold Cave-in 8  
08/27/1922 Argonaut View the planets for this day Jackson, CA Gold Fire 47  
07/24/1952 Arizona Concrete View the planets for this day Maricopa City, AZ Rock Bin Collapse 5  
08/31/1938 Asheville Quarry View the planets for this day Asheville, NC Granite Explosives 5  
03/15/1943 Atkinson Quarry View the planets for this day Excursion Inlet, AK Rock Explosives 5  
02/08/1933 B and C Quarry View the planets for this day Fletcher, NC Limestone Rock Slide 7  
03/01/1928 Badger-State View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Asphyxiation 3  
07/14/1914 Balkan View the planets for this day Palatka, MI Iron Ore Inundation 7  
11/03/1926 Barnes-Hecker View the planets for this day Ishpeming, MI Iron Ore Inundation 51  
04/12/1971 Barnett Complex View the planets for this day Rosiclare, IL Ore Asphyxiation 7  
09/26/1895 Belgian View the planets for this day Leadville, CO Gold Explosion 6  
03/05/1968 Belle Isle Salt View the planets for this day Franklin, LA Salt Fire 21  
06/08/1979 Belle Isle Salt View the planets for this day Franklin, LA Salt Explosion 5  
02/16/1881 Belmont View the planets for this day Belmont, MT Copper Fire 6  
02/02/1911 Belmont View the planets for this day Tonopah, NV Gold/Silver Fire 17  
06/04/1975 Bonnie Lake View the planets for this day Bartow, FL Phosphate Asphyxiation 2  
06/25/1975 Boron View the planets for this day Boron, CA Boron Asphyxiation 2  
01/21/1914 Boston View the planets for this day Bingham, UT Copper Fire 5  
01/05/1943 Boyd View the planets for this day Ducktown, TN Copper Asphyxiation 9  
09/09/1971 Broward Mine and Mill View the planets for this day Miramar, FL Limestone Explosives 3  
11/13/1885 Bull Domingo View the planets for this day Silver Cliff, CO Gold/Silver Explosion 10  
09/03/1911 Butte and Superior View the planets for this day Butte, MT Zinc Hoisting 6  
02/10/1943 C. F. and H. View the planets for this day Shullsburg, WI Lead/Zinc Cave-in 8  
09/04/1929 Calaveras View the planets for this day Copperopolis, CA Copper Cave-in 5  
05/12/1909 Callahan Quarry View the planets for this day South Bethlehem, NY Stone Explosives 29  
11/04/1951 Calloway View the planets for this day Ducktown, TN Copper Fall of Person 4  
08/27/1963 Cane Creek View the planets for this day Moab, UT Potash Explosion 18  
09/17/1914 Centennial-Eureka View the planets for this day Eureka, UT Gold Cave-in 11  
06/04/1901 Chapin View the planets for this day Iron Mountain, MI Iron Ore Explosives 8  
06/07/1930 Climax View the planets for this day Lake County, CO Moly Cave-in 6  
08/04/1914 Copper Flat Steam Pit View the planets for this day McGill, NV Copper Explosion 5  
05/12/1905 Cora View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Explosion 7  
06/22/1906 Coronado View the planets for this day Clifton, AZ Copper Roof Fall 3  
08/13/1913 Coronado View the planets for this day Clifton, AZ Copper Pwd Haulage 9  
07/15/1902 Daly West/Ontario View the planets for this day Park City, UT Silver Asphyxiation 34  
01/05/1971 El Dorado View the planets for this day Shingle Springs, CA Limestone Hoisting 4  
02/15/1975 El Paso Quarry View the planets for this day El Paso, TX Stone Pwd Haulage 3  
06/27/1918 Elivier Open Pit View the planets for this day Virginia, MN Iron Ore Explosives 18  
03/04/1901 Engleside View the planets for this day Center Valley, MO Zinc Explosives 5  
07/07/1912 Eureka Pit View the planets for this day Ely, NV Copper Explosion 10  
11/11/1907 Fremont View the planets for this day Drytown, CA Gold Fire 11  
11/30/1936 Funkhouser Quarry View the planets for this day Delta, PA Slate Explosives 9  
08/23/1911 Giroux View the planets for this day Ely, NV Copper Fire 7  
07/14/1930 Glenn View the planets for this day Last Chance, CA Gold Fire 5  
06/04/1908 Gold King View the planets for this day Gladstone, CO Gold Fire 6  
06/24/1887 Gould and Curry View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold/Silver Fire 11  
05/03/1884 Gouverneur View the planets for this day Gouverneur, NY Marble Expl. Vessel 6  
08/30/1978 Gramercy Works View the planets for this day Gramercy, LA Bauxite Machinery 3  
06/08/1917 Granite Mountain View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Fire 163  
10/19/1915 Granite Mt. Shaft View the planets for this day Butte, Mt Copper Explosives 16  
04/13/1909 Granville Quarry View the planets for this day Granville, NY Slate Cave-in 5  
10/06/1905 Granville View the planets for this day Granville, NY Slate Cave-in 10  
12/09/1912 Great Northern Development View the planets for this day Cordova, AK Gold Avalanche 9  
06/03/2016 Harmony View the planets for this day Crystal Springs, MS Gravel Inundation 2  
05/05/1911 Hartford-Cambria No. 2 View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore Fire 7  
01/10/1906 Haverstraw Clay Pit View the planets for this day Haverstraw, NY Clay Landslide 17  
06/20/1970 Hazard View the planets for this day Foresthill, CA Gold Asphyxiation 1  
08/11/1978 Heald Pit View the planets for this day Remsen, NY Sand/Gravel Rock Slide 3  
07/25/1919 Hecla View the planets for this day Burke, ID Lead Hoisting 5  
10/30/1952 Herron View the planets for this day Herron, MI Rock Explosion 5  
06/27/1922 Holston Quarry View the planets for this day Strawplains, TN Marble Explosion 9  
03/21/1972 Homestake View the planets for this day Lead, SD Gold Ground Fall 3  
04/08/1896 Hope View the planets for this day Basin, MT Gold Fire 7  
01/26/1904 Independence View the planets for this day Victor, CO Gold Hoisting 14  
11/11/1971 Inspiration Concentrator View the planets for this day Inspiration, AZ Copper Asphyxiation 3  
04/15/1920 Jefferson Island View the planets for this day Delcambre, LA Salt Explosion 6  
02/19/1970 Jefferson Island View the planets for this day Jefferson Island, LA Salt Roof Fall 4  
11/20/1980 Jefferson Island View the planets for this day Delcambre, LA Salt Inundation 0  
11/28/1910 Jumbo View the planets for this day Durant, OK Asphalt Explosion 13  
01/01/1911 Keating View the planets for this day Radersburg, MT Gold Explosion 6  
02/26/1909 Keystone View the planets for this day Joplin, MO Lead Cave-in 5  
11/06/1903 Koarsarge View the planets for this day Virginia City, MT Gold Fire 9  
04/07/1869 KY-Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV Gold Fire 37  
07/16/1950 Lark, U.S. Smelting View the planets for this day Lark, UT Lead/Zinc Fire 5  
06/02/1910 Lehigh Quarry View the planets for this day West Coplay, PA Limestone Explosives 8  
04/19/1920 Lehigh Quarry View the planets for this day Ormrod, PA Limestone Explosives 6  
04/23/1913 Leonard View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Hoisting 5  
11/24/1927 Magma View the planets for this day Superior, AZ Copper Fire 7  
05/10/1982 Magma View the planets for this day Superior, AZ Copper Roof Fall 3  
08/10/1993 Magma View the planets for this day Superior, AZ Copper Falling Object 4  
09/28/1893 Mansfield View the planets for this day Crystal Falls, MI Iron Ore Inundation 28  
08/12/2010 Meikle View the planets for this day Elko, NV Gold Falling Object 2  
04/17/1913 Miami Copper View the planets for this day Miami, AZ Copper Cave-in 5  
06/11/1955 Miami Copper View the planets for this day Miami, AZ Copper Fall of Person 4  
02/05/1924 Milford View the planets for this day Crosby, MN Iron Ore Inundation 41  
10/06/1936 Morning View the planets for this day Mullan, ID Lead Hoisting 10  
08/13/1936 Mountain City Copper View the planets for this day Mountain City, NV Copper Asphyxiation 6  
04/28/1917 Mountain King View the planets for this day Mariposa County, CA Gold Asphyxiation 7  
04/13/1910 Nazareth Quarry View the planets for this day Nazareth, PA Limestone Explosion 11  
01/07/1902 Negaunee View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore Roof Fall 10  
07/19/2007 Nome Operations View the planets for this day Nome, AK Gold Machinery 2  
03/03/1911 Norman View the planets for this day Virginia, MN Iron Ore Rock Slide 14  
05/13/1912 Norrie View the planets for this day Ironwood, MI Iron Ore Cave-in 7  
02/25/1917 North Star View the planets for this day Hailey, ID Gold/Silver Snowslide 16  
03/10/1895 Old Abe View the planets for this day White Oaks, NM Gold Fire 8  
09/07/1895 Osceola View the planets for this day Calumet, MI Copper Fire 30  
02/14/1916 Pennsylvania View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Fire 21  
06/02/1952 Penokee View the planets for this day Ironwood, MI Iron Ore Cave-in 1  
02/13/1874 Phoenix View the planets for this day Phoenix, MI Copper Explosives 6  
08/13/1920 Pounding Mill Quarry View the planets for this day Pounding Mill, VA Rock Explosives 9  
01/09/1942 Pride of the West View the planets for this day Silverton, CO Copper/Gold Asphyxiation 8  
10/29/1927 Quincy Shaft No. 2 View the planets for this day Hancock, MI Copper Rock Fall 7  
05/04/1893 Red Jacket Shaft View the planets for this day Calumet, MI Copper Hoisting 10  
03/12/1994 Retsof View the planets for this day Retsof, NY Salt Roof Fall 0  
11/17/2013 Revenue-Virginius View the planets for this day Ouray, CO Gold/Silver Asphyxiation 2  
06/08/1910 Richard View the planets for this day Dover, NJ Iron Ore Hoisting 5  
11/12/1934 Rohl-Connolly Quarry View the planets for this day Avalon, CA Granite Explosion 9  
09/20/1907 Rolling Mill View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore Hoisting 10  
03/26/1942 Sandts Eddy Quarry View the planets for this day Allentown, PA Limestone Explosives 31  
03/31/1954 Santa Rita Open Pit View the planets for this day Santa Rita, NM Copper Explosives 5  
09/28/1911 Shakespeare Placer View the planets for this day Dome Creek, AK Gold Cave-in 0  
02/11/1893 Sheldon Quarry View the planets for this day West Rutland, VT Marble Roof Fall 7  
03/19/1906 Shenandoah View the planets for this day Silverton, CO Gold/Silver Avalanche 12  
06/01/1959 Sherwood View the planets for this day Iron River, MI Iron Ore Asphyxiation 6  
11/09/1914 Sibley No. 9 Shaft View the planets for this day Ely, MN Iron Ore Cave-in 5  
04/21/1893 Silver Bow No. 2 View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Fire 9  
05/15/1970 Silver Eagle View the planets for this day Stevens Cnty, WA Silver Asphyxiation 3  
06/15/1976 Silver Ridge View the planets for this day Quartzville, OR Silver Explosives 3  
08/29/1895 Sleepy Hollow View the planets for this day Sleepy Hollow, CO Gold Inundation 14  
07/12/1923 Sloss No. 1 View the planets for this day Bessemer, AL Iron Ore Pwd Haulage 5  
11/20/1901 Smuggler-Union View the planets for this day Pandora, CO Gold/Silver Fire 31  
01/31/1939 Southern View the planets for this day Treece, KS Zinc Roof Fall 5  
02/20/1945 St. Anthony View the planets for this day Tiger, AZ Lead Fire 5  
11/23/1889 St. Lawrence View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Fire 6  
04/11/1896 St. Lawrence View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Explosion 6  
07/10/1879 Standard View the planets for this day Bodie, CA Gold Explosives 10  
04/18/1975 Sterling B Shaft View the planets for this day Retsof, NY Salt Explosion 4  
02/28/1929 Stone Mt. Quarry View the planets for this day Decatur, GA Copper Expl. Vessel 7  
10/17/2002 Storm Decline View the planets for this day Elko, NV Gold Heat Stress 2  
05/02/1972 Sunshine View the planets for this day Kellogg, ID Silver Fire 91  
05/17/1930 Terry-Butterskill Quarry View the planets for this day Union, WV Rock Explosives 6  
06/23/1970 Texavada View the planets for this day Pine Grove, NV Gold Asphyxiation 3  
07/17/1917 Three Forks Quarry View the planets for this day Trident, MT Gypsum Explosion 8  
10/03/1879 Tioga View the planets for this day Bodie, CA Gold Hoisting 6  
06/01/1910 Union Quarry View the planets for this day Devils Slide, UT Limestone Explosion 25  
01/21/2010 Viburnum No. 29 View the planets for this day Viburnum, MO Lead/Zinc Fire 0  
02/19/1937 Walker View the planets for this day Quincy, CA Copper Explosives 6  
09/09/1981 Warrier View the planets for this day Riggins, ID Gold Explosion 3  
10/19/1911 Wharton View the planets for this day Hibernia, NJ Iron Ore Inundation 12  
07/30/1911 White Oak View the planets for this day Villa Heights, MO Lead Roof Fall 0  
09/20/1873 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV Gold Fire 6  
07/01/1879 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold Fire 3  
06/18/1880 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold Pwd Haulage 5  
 
 

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