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

Sphalerite is a natural resource in Astroneer. It has the appearance of dark purple geodes with spiky crystals.


Sphalerite can be found on the following planets:

Planet Locations
Icon Sylva.png Sylva Cave Layers
Icon Desolo.png Desolo Orange Capped Mountains and Mantle Layers

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


Sphalerite is used to craft the following items:

Module Output Input
Smelting Furnace Zinc Sphalerite