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Carbon

Collected on planet surfaces and from asteroids.

Carbon, C, atomic number 6. Sublimation point 3915K. Carbon is an element with a great many uses, mainly due to its propensity for forming strong molecular bonds. It is a malleable element and in different forms can be amongst the hardest of materials as well as the softest.

Type
Raw
Subtype
Raw material 1
Grade
Very common

Used in blueprints
48x
Used in synthesis
9x
Used for exp. effects
3x
Used for tech broker
4x
Location
Surface prospecting, Mining, Mining (Ice rings)

Used in synthesis

Used in blueprints

TypeModificationGrade 
ArmourBlast resistant2
ArmourHeavy duty1
ArmourHeavy duty2
ArmourHeavy duty3
Power PlantArmoured2
Power PlantArmoured3
ThrustersReinforced1
Frame Shift DriveShielded2
Frame Shift DriveShielded3
Life SupportShielded2
Life SupportShielded3
Power DistributorShielded2
Power DistributorShielded3
Manifest ScannerShielded2
Manifest ScannerShielded3
Chaff LauncherShielded2
Chaff LauncherShielded3
Electronic CountermeasureShielded2
Electronic CountermeasureShielded3
Heat Sink LauncherShielded2
Heat Sink LauncherShielded3
Point DefenceShielded2
Point DefenceShielded3
Fragment CannonDouble shot1
Fragment CannonDouble shot2
Fragment CannonDouble shot3
Frame Shift Wake ScannerShielded2
Frame Shift Wake ScannerShielded3
Kill Warrant ScannerShielded2
Kill Warrant ScannerShielded3
Auto Field-Maintenance UnitShielded2
Auto Field-Maintenance UnitShielded3
Collector Limpet ControllerShielded2
Collector Limpet ControllerShielded3
Fuel ScoopShielded2
Fuel ScoopShielded3
Fuel Transfer Limpet ControllerShielded2
Fuel Transfer Limpet ControllerShielded3
Hatch Breaker Limpet ControllerShielded2
Hatch Breaker Limpet ControllerShielded3
Hull Reinforcement PackageBlast resistant2
Hull Reinforcement PackageHeavy duty1
Hull Reinforcement PackageHeavy duty2
Hull Reinforcement PackageHeavy duty3
Prospector Limpet ControllerShielded2
Prospector Limpet ControllerShielded3
RefineryShielded2
RefineryShielded3

Used in experimental effects

Used for tech broker unlocks

Components in the same location

Surface prospecting

ComponentTypeGrade  
AntimonyRawRare
ArsenicRawCommon
CadmiumRawStandard
CarbonRawVery common
ChromiumRawCommon
GermaniumRawCommon
IronRawVery common
ManganeseRawCommon
MercuryRawStandard
MolybdenumRawStandard
NickelRawVery common
NiobiumRawStandard
PhosphorusRawVery common
PoloniumRawRare
RutheniumRawRare
SeleniumRawRare
SulphurRawVery common
TechnetiumRawRare
TelluriumRawRare
TinRawStandard
TungstenRawStandard
VanadiumRawCommon
YttriumRawRare
ZincRawCommon
ZirconiumRawCommon

Mining

ComponentTypeGrade  
ArsenicRawCommon
BoronRawStandard
CadmiumRawStandard
CarbonRawVery common
IronRawVery common
LeadRawVery common
NickelRawVery common
PhosphorusRawVery common
RheniumRawVery common
SulphurRawVery common
ZirconiumRawCommon

Mining (Ice rings)

ComponentTypeGrade  
CarbonRawVery common
ChromiumRawCommon
IronRawVery common
NickelRawVery common
PhosphorusRawVery common
SulphurRawVery common
VanadiumRawCommon

How to get components

Components may be obtained in locations noted. Higher rarity components can be usually obtained from bigger and/or more dangerous ships and locations (like T9 for transportation ships, Anaconda for combat ships, well defended settlements with Data points and so on).