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I updated and cleaned up the page a bit and added some things from myself. --Asgaroth22 (talk) 15:43, 11 December 2015 (EST)

Stone Base Hardness

thought i was gonna get this finished before the reset but now i don't think i'll have the time. this is what i have so far. from hardest to softest:
(this general order was constructed by comparing veins immediately next to each other to compensate for hardness nodes)

quartz > basalt = granite > porphyry > flint = ochre = bloodstone = horn silver = galena > schist > feldspar > gneiss = marble > dolomite > black coal

heavy earth > ? > dolomite
granite > ? > cassiterite > ? > feldspar

seems like all(?) ores might be equally hard.

limestone, sandstone, cinnabar, chalcopyrite, malachite, black ore, silvershine, direvein, schrifterz, leaf ore.

--Turtlesir (talk) 11:30, 10 February 2016 (EST)

My understanding is that hardness is determined by nodes independent from stone type but realistically other types of stone would be much harder. Also I think all Black Coal I've ran into has been quite soft.

-Vatas 01:22:18, 11 February 2016 (EST)

It's both, there are hardness nodes but each stone type also has an inherent hardness which is compounded. there are many quartz deposits on -5 that i can't mine, but i can mine almost everything else. post by jorb about it: here.
--Turtlesir (talk) 12:40, 11 February 2016 (EST)

cca. what level of mining ability is required to mine different levels from 1-5? Because I can mine some rock at l2 in 3 ticks but some is "You cannot even scratch the rock" with q24 pick and 66str.

--Redivider (talk) 04:56, 5 August 2016 (EDT)