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Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Nov. 02, 2018
Entity Registrant Name Rhino Resource Partners LP  
Entity Central Index Key 0001490630  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2018  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business Flag true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Trading Symbol RHNO  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Common Units [Member]    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   13,098,353
Subordinated Units [Member]    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,145,743