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The subject of this article is from the Origins update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 9 November, 2020.
A chromatic metal, generated by fusion in the heart of a star
Type Refined Stellar Metal: Red
Rarity Rare
Blueprint Value 234.0 Units.png
Symbol Cd
Updated Origins

Cadmium is a resource.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Cadmium (Cd) is a resource. It can be found on planets orbiting Class K/M systems (red stars).

Game description[edit | edit source]

A chromatic metal, generated by fusion in the heart of a star. Such stellar material ends up forming deposits in the crust of local planets.

Cadmium is found on planets orbiting red stars, and can be placed in a Refiner to create purified Chromatic Metal for use in the manufacture of advanced technologies.

Source[edit | edit source]

Cadmium can be refined using a Refiner with the following ingredients:

  • SUBSTANCE.RED.2.png Cadmium x1  +  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x1  →  SUBSTANCE.RED.2.png Cadmium x2  ("Chromatic Expansion", 0.36 sec./unit output)

Use[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit source]

Cadmium is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:

Refining[edit source]

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

Cooking[edit source]

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

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Cadmium (from latin cadmia or from the Greek character Cadmus, ruler of Thebes) is a slightly blueish-white soft metal, however Cadmium deposits in the game may be Otavite or Greenockite, which are cadmium-ores that can be red in colour. Cadmium is commonly used in batteries, electroplating, pigments, and nuclear fission.

Release history[edit | edit source]

  • NEXT - this item was added as a resource.
  • Synthesis - Cadmium loop eliminated. Refining Cadmium + Chromatic Metal = 2 Cadmium (reduced from 4)

Gallery[edit | edit source]