Here are some concepts of the mine and its surrounding environment.
The Mine Hangar
The Mining Base
A Mining Geofront
A Mining Facility in a Rock Face
(The image above was a concept for an idea of the mine having an aperture door like entrance which someone suggested).
A Dump Truck Depot during a Sandstorm
A Strip Mining Facility
An Oil Rig Network
(The Concepts below were early designs that depict a tunnel like entrance to a mining excavation).
(The concept below is an early idea I had for the slum like mining settlement).
Please let me know what your thought are and what you think of my ideas so far. Let me know if you guys have anymore interesting ideas.