Rubble and piles of gray limestone rocks are littered everywhere. A few makeshift steps here and there, but mostly large boulders, crushed into smaller rocks. They call this “surface mining” to extract salt, clays…placer gold: a gold that is found when displacing rocks. You look over into a large square, dark hole that’s five feet by ten feet across. An airshaft for a mine? Who would put that much effort in, ensuring airflow, unless they found something worth digging deeper for… .