Unfortunately, I could only get a single fragment from every surface deposit even if I hit the target with the two blasters. After the update it'll be one chunk per deposit. Although Void Opals can be found in any icy rings, which occur fairly commonly throughout the galaxy, the locations with the highest concentrations of asteroids with Void Opal cores are Void Opal Hotspots within high-mass icy rings orbiting Gas Giants. This is my improved Void Opal Mining Guide. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the EliteMiners community. This and the fissure strength isn't mentioned either. Void Opal mining, while lucrative is not easy. 40 tons of the bloody stuff. Type Cookies help us deliver our Services. This is the subreddit for everything related to mining asteroids in the space trading and combat simulator game Elite: Dangerous. People always forgot the main thing (that helped me the most atleast). Void opals are a mineraloid prized by various cultures. In my experience, when you get closer, the asteroid will show dark spots that are a guarantee it has a core. The abrasion blaster bit about multiplying surface deposit output is a bug, and is due to be fixed soon (with the next update) so use it while you can. As you said, This only happens when keeping the button pressed,so it might be a bug? I was finding them all over the place. No one ever mentions Bentitiote or however you spell it. I've never went after this opal mining thing, I just did Alexandrite as it've had the highest average price, so its a guaranteed result income for my effort no matter where I sell at, and I didn't want to use any third party tools to find a selling spot either. The asteroid cracking guide explains the Fissure strength / Charge strength wrong. Understanding how that works is essential. Galactic Average Price There is also the issue of selling the goods, because as people keep spamming high value goods to a station the selling price will take a nose dive, and eventually bottom out around the galactic average price which means you need to look for another station to sell at. If you want to earn credits fast, instead of VOpal mining I suggest you try mining Painite. This usually occurs at stations controlled by a minor faction that is simultaneously experiencing the Investment, Civil Liberty, and Pirate Attack States. Lepidolite, Bromellite, Meth Clath). (A little strange outside the bubble, but again I wasn't out by a whole lot.). 4/4 had 1-3 NPC pirates spawn within aggro range at the same moment I jumped in. Do not let go of it! I've never seen the dark lines show up. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Relogging will not reset the mining location's resources, only time will and it can be up to two days or so before the good asteroids show up again ready to be mined. I think I’m leaving icy rings behind for tomorrow. I included a few new things such as the tools you'll need on your ship and how to find a hotspot. Under certain conditions, specific markets will temporarily buy Void Opals for over 1.6 million credits per unit, making them the most lucrative commodity in the galaxy. Elite Dangerous is a space simulator game by Frontier Developments based in the year 3306. It certainly makes finding them a lot easier. While Painite earns less than VOpal per unit, mining Painite is much easier and over time earns much more. I checked four hot spots outside the bubble (only by 100-150 LY or so, but still). Hint: Pristine reserves, or any type of reserve amount, has no effect on core mining. More examples of what asteroids with minable cores look like - https://imgur.com/a/GmiIKeC, The key thing really is that up close scan. Their lack of reflectivity means that they seem almost to absorb light, hence their name. Elite Dangerous Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. I have only one abrasion blaster on my ship (and thus couldn't hit a deposit multiple times at once) and I was always able to hit the deposit twice (with like 10-20 seconds in between hits) before it disappears. I was void opal mining just a couple days ago and racked up about 540 across a couple 3 hour play sessions. There is a learning curve. That second pic is great, the way the glow is so strong it's reflecting off the nearby rock. ALWAYS keep pressing that Pulse Wave-button. I've been finding that White Dwarf systems tend to be relatively untouched because people usually avoid White Dwarves in their route plotting. This will show dark lines in asteroids with a core inside it. I don't know if it's more profitable but I definitely enjoy double painite mining much more that void opal. Edit: Fixed the link for the updated guide. Ideally, these should be in uninhabited, low-traffic systems that are not being exploited by groups of other miners, as extensive mining activity can deplete Hotspots and make crackable asteroids more difficult to find. Maybe 2/4 spawned one or two low-value cores (e.g. Always worth getting up-close and personal with your target. Commodity Black lines don't always mean it has a core. A lot less searching. The official unofficial subreddit for Elite Dangerous, we even have devs lurking the sub! After a rough start at mining i was kind of putting it aside, but after all the void opal talk i gave it another go, first haul 10 mil second haul 92 mil 3rd haul 140 mil. Void Opals are a rare and highly profitable Mineral Commodity that can be mined from crackable motherlode asteroids in Icy Planetary Ring Systems. It sells for like 1.1 million and is found in the rocky/metallic rings. I was googling around a little and found a Steam thread saying that they introduced an invisible player-driven depletion mechanic, but that seems like a stretch too. Minerals New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the EliteDangerous community. Fills up a type-9 in an hour or 2... dumps for 200-400m depending on how far you fly to drop your cargo. I started core mining recently and yesterday I fitted 2 abrasion blasters to test this. I included a few new things such as the tools you'll need on your ship and how to find a hotspot. Holding the pulse wave scanner does nothing different than repeatedly pressing it. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Went to a pristine icy 300k lys from the main star and only got fucking alexandrite. Also, if you overshoot, you need to know what to aim for. There will be times when you will see a nice, strongly glowing rock and fire off a prospector, only to discover that there is no core. To prevent it from being any larger than it already is, I'm instead going to include a link to u/Arch3591's guide on how to actually crack an asteroid - https://i.imgur.com/relc40m.png. You control your own spaceship in which you can participate in exploring a 1:1 scale Milky Way, trade between star systems, participate in bounty-hunting wanted ships, and even pirate other ships for their cargo.

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