- It is a Trade code for Satellite Worlds (...not mainworlds).
- As a Satellite World, many of these goods are then sent back to a mainworld for consumption or other forms of sale.
- It is a Planet or world type.
An Mining World is a world involved in the production of goods but not usually from start to finish. Sometimes this involves resource extraction and at other times, the resources are exported, often to an Industrial World. Resource processing, at some level or in some form, is part of the process.
The voracious resource appetites of long-established Industrial Worlds make mining worlds a necessary reality.
|Nonindustrial World||Ni||--||--||--||456||--||--||No significant manufacturing sector.|
|Mining World||Mi||--||--||--||23456||--||--||Mining center. Not MW. MW=In.|
|Preindustrial World||Pi||--||012479||--||78||--||--||Developing manufacturing sector.|
|Industrial World||In||--||012479||--||9ABC||--||--||Significant manufacturing sector.|
|Ergopolis||None||--||--||--||ABC+||--||--||Factory world. Silver world.|
Probably Planetary Orbit & Climate
|TC||Inner (-)||HZ-2||HZ-1||HZ||HZ+1||HZ+2||Outer (+)||Remote & Far Systems||Remarks|
|Mi||Likely||Likely||Likely||Possible||Possible||Possible||Possible||Unlikely||Mining Worlds are most often found as satellites or within Planetoid Belts.|
Many such worlds are aggressively strip mined heedless of environmental concerns. Protest organizations often choose mining worlds or their nearby industrial mother worlds as focuses of their movements.