Treasures in the Mines
Unlike natural karst caves, mines have few limestone formations, making the water sediment, namely the stalactite, and the scattered calcite quite precious. Photo/ Huang Junyu
Before they entered the mine tunnels, the cavers made jokes about who would be the lucky guy to find ancient gold buried underground. Gong Hanshun, a member of the Guangxi Flying Cat Caving Team, became the one holding treasure in his hands. However, the treasure was not gold but a common ore covered with a green layer of oxide.