Mining guide alpha 02/05/2014
TIER 1 mining: you can mine everything with the Founders Pick
Copper Ore: Bright Orange, always found on the surface. Common on Surface in TIER 1, rare in TIER 2.
Tin Ore: Metallic Silver, mostly found under Copper deposits, rarely found on the surface.
Agate: Yellowish in color, found on the surface or under Tin deposits that spawned on the surface. Mostly found in desert areas.
Tourmaline: Green and pinkish. Found under copper and tin deposits or rare on surface.
Tier 2 mining: requires a Bronze Pick
Iron Ore: Metallic Dark. Surface ore. Common in TIER 2 Zones, Rare in TIER 3. Silver ore at end of vein common.
Aquamarine: Light blue-green, found on the surface and rare at end of Iron Ore deposits.
Topaz: Dull Yellow, found both on the surface or rare under Iron Ore deposits.
Tier 3 mining: requires an Iron Pick
Silver Ore: Bright Silver, mostly found under Iron deposits in TIER 2 zones, rare on surface in TIER 2 and TIER 3.
Tier 4 mining: requires a Silversteel Pick
Tungsten: Dark Green, found on the surface on tier 3 maps, Gold is at the end of the Tungsten vein commonly.
Marble: Plain White, found on the surface TIER 3.
Tier 5 mining: requires a Tungsten Pick
Gold Ore: Bright yellow, mostly found under Tungsten deposits in TIER 3, rare on surface.
Emerald: Green, found on the surface in TIER 3.
Amethyst: Dark blue, found on the surface TIER 3.
Tier 6 mining: requires a Viridium Pick
Cobalt Ore: Blue, found on the surface in TIER 3.
Sapphire: Black, found under Cobalt deposits, really a pain to get.
Natural Amaranthine: Pink, found on the surface in TIER 3.
Tier 7 mining: requires a Cobalt Pick
Rubicite: Red, found under Cobalt deposits or sometimes on the surface in tier 2 and 3 maps.
Ruby: Red like Rubicite, found at end of Rubicite veins in TIER 3
Natural Obsidian: Black, found on the surface in TIER 3.
Tier 8 mining: requires a Indigo Pick
Mithril: NOT IN BUILD CURRENTLY.
Diamond: NOT IN BUILD CURRENTLY.
Natural Alabaster: NOT IN BUILD CURRENTLY.