ЦинкZinc is a refined resource in Astroneer. It is obtained by smelting sphalerite in a Smelting Furnace. If you place zinc in the research chamber, you will receive 200 bytes.

Zinc is used to activate the Desolo Core, which is the satellite of the planet Sylva.

Crafting Zinc

ProcessingReceived itemRequired resources
Zinc ZincSphalerite Sphalerite


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  • How to make Zinc in Astroneer? How to obtain Zinc in Astroneer?
    Zinc can be made on Silva and Desolo. In the early stages, simply descend into a cave to find Sphalerite and smelt it in a Smelting Furnace. Prior to that, you will need to unlock the furnace for 250 bytes.

Interesting facts

  • If you place Zinc in the Research Chamber, upon completing its analysis, you will receive 200 bytes. The research speed will be 80 bytes per minute.
  • Zinc is used to activate Desolo.