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National Miners Day

National Miners Day is held on December 6. US. This event in the first decade of the month December is annual. Help us Help us 
6 December - National Miners Day
From the Gold Rush of 1799 to the continued mining of nearly one hundred minerals today, mining is an important aspect of the American economy.
First introduced in the United States House of Representatives by Congressman Rahall, Congresswoman Capito, and Congressman Mollohan, National Miners Day was adopted and went onto the Senate. Sponsored by Senator Byrd, Senator Rockefeller, and Senator Reid, the resolution was passed by the United States Senate on December 3, 2009.
Minerals account for U.S. exports of as much as $6 billion per year.
A television requires 35 different minerals; 40 minerals are used to make telephones and 15 minerals go into making a car! The U.S. is the world's second-largest producer of copper and gold. The U.S. has the world's largest reserve of coal.

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