Silica

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Silica
Silica.png
Derived from quartz, commonly used in structural materials and microelectronics.
Unlocked at Quartz Research - Silica
Stack Size 100
Sink Value 20

Silica is an intermediate item used for a variety of products. It is produced from  Raw Quartz, as a byproduct of  Alumina Solution production or gathered in small amounts from cutting down coral.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Unlocking[edit | edit source]

 Silica is unlocked via the Quartz Research chain in the M.A.M..png M.A.M. using:
Raw Quartz.png
20

Resource acquisition[edit | edit source]

Small amounts of Silica can be gathered by cutting down coral with the Chainsaw.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Alumina Solution
7 × Bauxite.png
Bauxite
70 / min
10 × Water.png
Water
100 / min
Refinery
6 sec
8 × Alumina Solution.png
Alumina Solution
80 / min
22.5 MJ / item
2 × Silica.png
Silica
20 / min
90 MJ / item
Tier 7 - Bauxite Refinement
Silica
3 × Raw Quartz.png
Raw Quartz
22.5 / min
Constructor
8 sec
Manual crafting.png × 8
5 × Silica.png
Silica
37.5 / min
6.4 MJ / item
Quartz Research - Silica
Cheap Silica
Alternate
3 × Raw Quartz.png
Raw Quartz
11.25 / min
5 × Limestone.png
Limestone
18.75 / min
Assembler
16 sec
7 × Silica.png
Silica
26.25 / min
34.29 MJ / item
Quartz Research - Silica
Tier 2 - Part Assembly

Usage[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit | edit source]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Aluminum Ingot
12 × Aluminum Scrap.png
Aluminum Scrap
240 / min
7 × Silica.png
Silica
140 / min
Foundry
3 sec
Manual crafting.png × 5
4 × Aluminum Ingot.png
Aluminum Ingot
80 / min
12 MJ / item
Tier 7 - Bauxite Refinement
Silicone Circuit Board
Alternate
11 × Copper Sheet.png
Copper Sheet
27.5 / min
11 × Silica.png
Silica
27.5 / min
Assembler
24 sec
5 × Circuit Board.png
Circuit Board
12.5 / min
72 MJ / item
Tier 5 - Oil Processing
Quartz Research - Quartz
Fine Concrete
Alternate
3 × Silica.png
Silica
7.5 / min
12 × Limestone.png
Limestone
30 / min
Assembler
24 sec
10 × Concrete.png
Concrete
25 / min
36 MJ / item
Quartz Research - Quartz
Tier 2 - Part Assembly
Infused Uranium Cell
Alternate
40 × Uranium Pellet.png
Uranium Pellet
20 / min
45 × Sulfur.png
Sulfur
22.5 / min
Manufacturer
120 sec
35 × Uranium Cell.png
Encased Uranium Cell
17.5 / min
188.57 MJ / item
Tier 7 - Nuclear Power
Caterium Research - Caterium Ingots
Quartz Research - Quartz
Sulfur Research - Sulfur
45 × Silica.png
Silica
22.5 / min
75 × Quickwire.png
Quickwire
37.5 / min
Silicone High-Speed Connector
Alternate
60 × Quickwire.png
Quickwire
90 / min
25 × Silica.png
Silica
37.5 / min
Manufacturer
40 sec
2 × High-Speed Connector.png
High-Speed Connector
3 / min
1100 MJ / item
Tier 5 - Oil Processing
Caterium Research - High-Speed Connector
Quartz Research - Quartz
2 × Circuit Board.png
Circuit Board
3 / min
 

AWESOME Sink[edit | edit source]

 Silica can be sunk into the AWESOME Sink.png AWESOME Sink to yield 20 points.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Patch 0.1.16: Added mesh, item icon and introduced standard recipe (previously only available via Alternate recipes). The previous mesh looked like a small yellowish sack.