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Activated Copper
Activated Copper
Type Refined Stellar Metal: Yellow
Rarity Common
Blueprint Value 245.0 Units.png
Symbol Cu+
Updated Frontiers

Activated Copper is a resource.


Activated Copper (Cu+) is a resource.

Game description[]

A chromatic metal, generated by fusion in the heart of a star.

This Copper has been activated by the extreme conditions in which it was formed, and is highly valuable.

Copper is found on planets orbiting yellow stars, and can be placed in a Refiner to create purified Chromatic Metal.


Activated Copper, similar to Copper, can be found in large deposits on planets orbiting yellow stars. Using the Analysis Visor players are able to locate the resource deposit.

It can also be salvaged from starships at a Starship Outfitting Terminal.



Activated Copper is not used as an ingredient for crafting.


Activated Copper is used as an ingredient for refining the following products using a Refiner:


Activated Copper is not used as an ingredient for cooking using a Nutrient Processor.

Additional information[]

  • The in-game abbreviation for this resource is Cu. For wiki convention, a + has been added to the abbreviation for all "activated" resources.
  • Used to repair Corroded Tanks in recovered starships.

Release history[]

  • NEXT - Added as a resource.