How to Get Copper in Astroneer

How to Get Copper in Astroneer

Last Updated on 15 January, 2022

How to Get Copper in Astroneer – Learn how to create Copper, its uses, and how to get all the ingredients involved

Copper is a refined resource that is crafted in the Smelting Furnace, requires Malachite, and has a byte value of 275 bytes.

How to Get Copper in Astroneer – Source

Copper cannot be found, you must create it from the following recipe

Requires: Smelting Furnace Module | Recipe: x1 Malachite = x1 Copper

How to Create the Smelting Furnace?

Requires: Medium Printer  Module | Recipe: Smelting Furnace Module = Resin x2 + Compound

Resin: Resin is obtained by using the Terrain Tool on deposits that can be found on all of the Planets

  • The Soil Centrifuge produces 8 Resin with two full Canisters of Soil
  • The Trade Platform gives 2 Resin for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap

Compound: can be found and gathered with the Terrain Tool on all of the planets, with varying rarity on each planet

  • The Soil Centrifuge produces 8 Compound with two full Canisters of Soil
  • The Trade Platform gives 2 Compound for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap.

How to Get Malachite?

What you can and should find is Malachite:

Can be found on the following planets:

  • Sylva > Gray Mountains and Mantle Layers
  • Calidor > Cave Layers

The Trade Platform gives 1 Malachite for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 8 Scrap

How to Get Copper in Astroneer – Uses

These are all the items that require Copper in their recipes:

Backpack Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Backpack Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Copper

  • Worklight = Copper
  • Small Solar Panel = Copper
  • Extenders = Copper

Small Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Small Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Copper

  • Medium Solar Panel = Copper + Glass
  • Splitter = Copper + Graphite
  • Power Sensor = Copper + Zinc

Large Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Large Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Copper

Chemistry Lab Recipes

Everything you can create on the Chemistry Lab, and the resources you’ll need, plus Copper

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