Iron Ore is one of the core basic resources. Found commonly throughout the galaxy, it can be harvested and processed on almost any rocky planet. Iron is often used as a structural material, both its strength and ability to be alloyed with other materials making it useful in that regard.
It is mined with the Mining Machine.
See here for a table of veins required to fill Belts per level of Veins Utilization.
Player Tips & Tricks
- Iron Ore is a root of a lot of higher-level recipes. Be sure to have plenty of it on hand.