Mining is universal.
What's the highest rated show on Discovery? Goldrush.
What's the best-selling video game of all-time? Minecraft.
When Satoshi invented Bitcoin they named the process of solving complex cryptographic hash puzzles to verify blocks of transactions "Bitcoin mining".
What is Elon Musk's goal for SpaceX? Asteroid mining.
Ryan Holiday who is a good friend of NIA's President has a business partner who purchased his own mining ghost town and left his career as a venture capitalist to go live in it. Look it up on YouTube his name is Brent Underwood his channel is called Ghost Town Living. (Unfortunately, his mining ghost town hotel burnt down and he's desperately trying to rebuild it before winter.)