From Elite Wiki
one of Smiv's renderings
one of Griff's renderings
one of Montana's renderings (based on Griff)

A commodity found on the F8 markets screen.

Industrial metals. Quite often heavy-plastics and ceramics are sold under the misnomer Alloys.

Traded in TCs & stored in the Cargo Hold for trade.

Cheaper on industrial worlds, and more expensive at agricultural worlds.

  • Metal fragments (say from a destroyed foe in battle) can be scooped, and will render 1TC of alloys.
  • Deep Space Dredgers have very cheap alloys for sale from waste reclamation.
  • Icesteroids yield alloys when mined