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Quartz Crystal is a mid-game intermediate item used for crafting advanced electronic items.

Obtaining[]

Unlocking[]

 Quartz Crystal is unlocked via the Quartz Research chain in the MAM.png MAM using:
Raw Quartz.png
20

Crafting[]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Quartz Crystal
5 × Raw Quartz.png
Raw Quartz
37.5 / min
Constructor
8 sec
Manual crafting.png × 8
3 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
22.5 / min
10.67 MJ/item
Quartz Research - Quartz Crystals
Pure Quartz Crystal
Alternate
9 × Raw Quartz.png
Raw Quartz
67.5 / min
5 × Water.png
Water
37.5 / min
Refinery
8 sec
7 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
52.5 / min
34.29 MJ/item
Tier 3 - Coal Power
Quartz Research - Quartz Crystals
Tier 5 - Oil Processing

Alternate recipes analysis[]

The following shows different ways to produce 1 Quartz Crystal / second, or 60 / min:
Quartz Crystal alts.png

Recipe Raw Quartz
/min (WP)
Total Energy
/item (MJ)
Space
(m2)
Building
counts
Default 100
(95.24 )
27.39 226.13 2.82
Pure 77.14
(73.47 )
54.33 377.73 1.62
  • Weighted Point is the weighted consumption rate which is calculated by: (resource consumption rate / maximum extraction rate) * 10,000. The lower the better.
  • Energy per item can be used to measure how much power is consumed for the entire production chain. The lower the better.
  • Building space and building count are summed for all buildings, excluding belts, pipes, power poles, power lines and other logistic infrastructures. The lower the better.

Usage[]

Research[]

 Quartz Crystal is used in the Quartz Research chain in the MAM.png MAM for additional unlocks.

Crafting[]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Ceiling Light
20 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
 
16 × Wire.png
Wire
 
Build Gun
1 × Ceiling Light.png
Ceiling Light
 
AWESOME Shop - Indoor Lighting
6 × Steel Beam.png
Steel Beam
 
 
Crystal Oscillator
36 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
18 / min
28 × Cable.png
Cable
14 / min
Manufacturer
120 sec
Manual crafting.png × 18
2 × Crystal Oscillator.png
Crystal Oscillator
1 / min
3300 MJ/item
Quartz Research - Crystal Oscillator
5 × Reinforced Iron Plate.png
Reinforced Iron Plate
2.5 / min
 
Insulated Crystal Oscillator
Alternate
10 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
18.75 / min
7 × Rubber.png
Rubber
13.125 / min
Manufacturer
32 sec
1 × Crystal Oscillator.png
Crystal Oscillator
1.875 / min
1760 MJ/item
Tier 5 - Oil Processing
Quartz Research - Crystal Oscillator
Caterium Research - Caterium Electronics
1 × AI Limiter.png
AI Limiter
1.875 / min
 
Flood Light Tower
10 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
 
4 × Copper Sheet.png
Copper Sheet
 
Build Gun
1 × Flood Light Tower.png
Flood Light Tower
 
AWESOME Shop - Flood Lights
8 × Encased Industrial Beam.png
Encased Industrial Beam
 
 
Lights Control Panel
10 × Cable.png
Cable
 
5 × Reinforced Iron Plate.png
Reinforced Iron Plate
 
Build Gun
1 × Lights Control Panel.png
Lights Control Panel
 
AWESOME Shop - Lights Control Panel
20 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
 
 
Radio Connection Unit
Alternate
4 × Heat Sink.png
Heat Sink
15 / min
2 × High-Speed Connector.png
High-Speed Connector
7.5 / min
Manufacturer
16 sec
1 × Radio Control Unit.png
Radio Control Unit
3.75 / min
880 MJ/item
Tier 7 - Bauxite Refinement
Tier 8 - Advanced Aluminum Production
12 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
45 / min
 
Street Light
2 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
 
4 × Wire.png
Wire
 
Build Gun
1 × Street Light.png
Street Light
 
AWESOME Shop - Street Light
4 × Iron Rod.png
Iron Rod
 
 
Wall Mounted Flood Light
10 × Quartz Crystal.png
Quartz Crystal
 
4 × Copper Sheet.png
Copper Sheet
 
Build Gun
1 × Wall Mounted Flood Light.png
Wall Mounted Flood Light
 
AWESOME Shop - Flood Lights
2 × Encased Industrial Beam.png
Encased Industrial Beam
 
 

AWESOME Sink[]

 Quartz Crystal can be sunk into the AWESOME Sink.png AWESOME Sink to yield 50 points.

Tips[]

  • Quartz Crystal was previously not very useful. However, with the addition of Lights in Update 4, and the various components required for Drones & Phase 4 of Project Assembly, it has found purpose as a necessary precursor to the Crystal Oscillator. Raw Quartz, Quartz Crystal's precursor, should still be refined into Silica before efforts are made to create a Crystal Oscillator production chain, as large amounts of Silica are needed for Aluminum production.

History[]


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