In World of Warcraft, the term mine can mean one of several things:

  1. Performing an action to gather from a resource node with the Mining profession.
  2. A mineral node, such as a vein or deposit.
  3. A location such as a cave or underground area which may include mineral veins, deposits, or other resources. Notably, many gold mines were opened during the various wars raging on Azeroth, Outland and Draenor, including the one within the Arathi Basin.
  4. The  Mine achievement in Isle of Conquest
  5. The Mines, a location in the Battle for Gilneas battleground.
  6. Land mines.