is an utility land
card from Magic: The Gathering
. At the time of this writing, it has been printed in the following sets at various rarities, including two editions that are available online only:
The flavor text
on the cards that have it refer to the Brothers' War
. The artists have been Daniel Gelon
, John Avon
, and Howard Lyon
After a player taps Strip Mine, they have the choice to either add one colorless mana to their mana pool or sacrifice it to destroy a target land, thus mimicking the result of strip mining in the real world. Similar cards are Tectonic Edge and Wasteland.
Remember: Only those that benefit from it approve of land destruction!