Lists of mines in the United States

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This list of mines in the United States is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output. For practical purposes stone, marble and other quarries may be included in this list.

Coal[edit]

Copper[edit]

Gold[edit]

Iron[edit]

Mine State Coordinates Town Owner Dates Comments
Pyne Mine Alabama 33°22′33.18″N 86°55′21.65″W Lacey's Chapel Woodward Iron Company 19??-1971 One of only two shaft mines dug in the Birmingham District, and the last ore mine to operate in the region, closing in 1971.
Sloss Mines Alabama 33.39816°N 86.93276°W Red Mountain Sloss Iron and Steel Company 1882-1960s A group of mines in southwestern Jefferson County, Alabama.[1]

Diamond[edit]

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Mine State Coordinates Associated town Owner Dates Comments
Crater of Diamonds State Park Arkansas 34°1′59″N 93°40′13″W / 34.03306°N 93.67028°W / 34.03306; -93.67028 Murfreesboro Arkansas 1906-Present (Open but no longer producing diamonds anymore) Commercial mining ventures failed, only diamond mine accessible to the general public. World's only perfect diamond found here.
Kelsey Lake Diamond Mine Colorado 40°59′38″N 105°30′18″W / 40.99389°N 105.50500°W / 40.99389; -105.50500 State Line Kimberlite District McKenzie Bay 1976-2001 The United States' first modern diamond mine.
Jastro Winkle Alluvial Diamond Field California California Unknown-present The only operating diamond mine in the United States

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