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English definition of “be a rich seam to mine”

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be a rich seam to mine

to be full of good material and ideas to use: When she started writing novels, she found her time as a judge was a rich seam for her to mine.
Translations of “be a rich seam to mine”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有豐富的素材可用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有丰富的素材可用…
(Definition of be a rich seam to mine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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