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Mine - extraction of mineral resources from the ground Edit or translate this description.
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Mine - extraction of mineral resources from the ground. This could be a large industrial area where mining takes place underground or where a quarry is one part of the mining area next to processing, administration etc.

See also

For a quarry or surface mine (in the narrower sense i.e. where material is extracted not surrounding infrastructure), see landuse=quarry

For underground mining, see: