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Arkenium Ore
Display Arkenium Ore.png
Grid layout None (small).png
Grid Arkenium Ore.png
Sell Value Gilt 1  Gilt 20 
Transparent No
Luminance 0
Blast Resistance 15
Tool A Zanite Pickaxe or better is required to mine this block
Renewable No
Stackable Yes (64)
Flammable No
Drops Itself
Data Value See Data values
ID Name See Data values

Disambig.png This article is about the ore. For the item smelted from it, see Arkenium Plate.

Arkenium Ore is a rare mineral block found underground in the Aether.


Arkenium Ore will drop as an item if mined by a Zanite Pickaxe or better. If mined by any other tool, it will drop nothing.

Block Arkenium ore.png Arkenium Ore
Hardness 3
Tool Zanite Pickaxe
Breaktex.png Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 15
Skyroot 7.5
Holystone 3.75
Zanite[note 2] 0.75 - 0.25
Arkenium 0.6
Gravitite 0.6
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.
  2. Times in order are the slowest to fastest mining speeds based on the tool's durability.

Natural generation[]

When new chunks are generated in The Aether, some Holystone may become Arkenium Ore. The ore is rare and only spawns below Y level 70, as long as the island's bottom is deeper than that level. Its rarity is between Iron and Diamond from the Overworld.


Smelting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Smelting Recipe
Arkenium Plate Arkenium Ore +
Any fuel


Grid Arkenium Ore.png

Grid Arkenium Plate.png

Grid Ambrosium Shard.png

Data values[]

Block Namespaced ID
Arkenium ore.png Arkenium Ore aether:arkenium_ore


Issues relating to Arkenium Ore are maintained on the Aether Issue Tracker. Report issues for Arkenium Ore there.


Aether II: Highlands Alpha
1.10b1 Introduced.