Astroneer - Malachite

Astroneer Malachite

Malachite is a planet specific resource that you won’t realise until you travel away from the planet you start on. It is quite common in the rocky areas of the starting planet, making it fairly easy to obtain. Malachite is only used in the production of copper.

Where To Find Malachite

Malachite is a planet specific item that is found on the starting planet. If you explore the rocky mountain areas of the game, you are sure to find some Malachite spikes growing from the soil. They appear as a glittery green/copper coloured stone that is quite unique and easily stands out in the terrain from a distance, making it easy to find.

Since this is a planet specific resource, it is not possible to obtain this resource using a soil centrifuge.

Structure Input Output
Trade Platform 1 Scrap 1 Malachite

 

What Planets Contain Malachite?

Malachite is a planet specific resource. It is only found in the rocks. Either on the planet surface like on Sylva or in the caves of Glacio. The table below will list the different planets of the game and give you the rarity of the resource on each one.

Planet Rarity
Sylva Common
Desolo Not Found
Glacio Uncommon
Calidor Not Found
Atrox Not Found
Vesania Not Found

 

What is Malachite Used For?

Malachite is not used in its raw form for anything other than the production of copper. Copper has several uses, making malachite a valuable resource to obtain. The table below will contain a full list of all structures and items that can be crafted using just this resource or a combination of others.

Creation Method Input Output Item/Structure
Smelting Furnace 1 Malachite 1 Copper
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