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Descriptor English: Mining
Descriptor Spanish: Minería
Descriptor Portuguese: Mineração
Descriptor French: Mine
Tree number(s): J01.576.655.875.500
SP4.046.462.973
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008906
Scope note: The process of extracting mineral deposits from the earth.
Annotation: coordinate with substance being mined; COAL MINING is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 9094
Unique ID: D008906
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/30
Mining - Preferred
Concept UI M0013904
Scope note The process of extracting mineral deposits from the earth.
Preferred term Mining



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