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Quartz Quartz
Nugget Quartz.png
Tier Small
Group Resource
Type Natural
Byte Value 75 Bytes
Bytes per Minute 30

Quartz is a natural resource in Astroneer. Quartz appears as clusters of tall, pink, hexagonal crystals.


Quartz can be found on all of the Planets.

The Soil Centrifuge produces 4 Quartz with two full Canisters of Soil.

The Trade Platform gives 2 Quartz for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap.


Quartz is used to craft the following items :

Module Output Input
Backpack Printer Beacon Quartz
Small Printer Storage Sensor Zinc
Large Printer Medium Sensor Arch Zinc
Large Sensor Ring Zinc
Large Sensor Hoop A Zinc
Quartz x2
Large Sensor Hoop B Zinc x2
XL Sensor Arch Zinc x2
Quartz x2
XL Sensor Canopy Zinc x2
Quartz x2
XL Sensor Hoop A Zinc x2
Quartz x2
XL Sensor Hoop B Zinc x3
Smelting Furnace Glass Quartz
Chemistry Lab Silicone Resin

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Quartz is used to activate the Gateway Engine on Icon Sylva.png Sylva. (hover to reveal)