Coffeen Quadrangle


Mining in the Coffeen Quadrangle

Mining near Coffeen took place in the Herrin Coal, which ranged from 5.8 to 8 feet thick. The coal was deep, being 450 feet or more below the surface. The depth contributed to roof difficulties.

Mining began in the Coffeen Quadrangle in 1889, when Clover Leaf No. 1 Mine (mine index 3001) opened. After Clover Leaf No. 4 Mine (mine index 442) closed in 1924, a hiatus in mining activity continued until the Hillsboro Mine (mine index 871) opened in 1964. The Hillsboro Mine closed in 1983, leaving a great deal of coal remaining for future activity.

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