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Malachite Malachite
Nugget Malachite.png
Tier Small
Group Resource
Type Natural
Byte Value 100 Bytes
Bytes per Minute 40

Malachite is a natural resource in Astroneer. Malachite is found in tall, clumped shards of brown-green crystalline deposits.


Malachite can be found on the following planets:

Planet Locations
Icon Sylva.png Sylva Gray Mountains and Mantle Layers
Icon Calidor.png Calidor Cave Layers

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


Malachite is used to craft the following items:

Module Output Input
Smelting Furnace Copper Malachite


  • Originally this resource could only be found underground on most planets, however it is now only found very deep underground on Sylva or on mountaintops, or underground on Calidor, making it much more rare than originally.
  • In the real world, malachite is just one of many copper ores, though it is considered to be one of the prettier ones. This term in its etymology comes from France under the name "malachite" and with it from the Greek "μαλαχη" (malachē) which means mauve because of its greenish color.