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No Man’s Sky Where To Find Every Element and Resource





You will spend a lot of time in No Man's Sky gathering elements in order to craft the items that you need to progress. Learning where to find each element is vital to your success.



Below you can read about where to find every resource in the game.



Alloys



These are high value elements that make you a lot of money.
  • Herox: Found in hidden locations.
  • Lemmium: Found in hidden locations.
  • Magmox: Found in hidden locations.
  • Terumin: Found in hidden locations.

Isotopes



These are used for fuel and power.

  • Carbon: Available near plants.
  • Plutonium: Available in caves and other rocky formations.
  • Thamium9: Available on asteroids and red plants.

Neutrals



These are used for crafting upgrades.

  • Aluminum: Available on asteroids and rocks.
  • Copper: Available on asteroids and rocks.​
  • Emeril: Available on rocks.
  • Gold: Available on asteroids and rocks.
  • Nickel: Available on asteroids and in animal poop.

Oxides:



These are used for building and recharging defensive technologies.

  • Iron: Available on asteroids and on stones.
  • Titanium: Available on warm planets near yellow crystals.
  • Zinc: Available on yellow plants.

Precious Elements



These are high value elements that make you a lot of money.​

  • Calium: Available on goo-type species.
  • Omegon: Available in animal poop.
  • Radnox: Available on rocks.

Silicates



These are used for crafting upgrades.

  • Chrysonite: Available on blue crystals.
  • Heridium: Available on special land formations.
  • Platinum: Available on blue plants.