"Mining" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
The process of extracting mineral deposits from the earth.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mining" by people in this website by year, and whether "Mining" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 597 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 69 publications in 2018
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