|Smelt Duration||30 s|
Gold can be found as native gold ore veins or, very rarely, through panning.
Gold is always found as native gold ore. Native gold ore can only be found in quartz.
Gold, once smelted, can be cast into molds or ingots. Gold tools are considered tier 2, on par with copper, but have significantly less durability. This, plus the rarity of gold compared to copper, means golden equipment is largely ornamental.
Gold plates can also be used to make lined lanterns. Unlined lanterns created from gold also gain a +1 luminosity bonus.