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How To Get Silicate Powder In No Mans Sky FAST

No Man’s Sky is an amazing game that offers tons of exploration and discovery. If you’re like me, you’ve been spending a lot of time in the game lately and are looking for ways to make the most out of your experience. In this article, I’m going to show you how to get silicate powder in No Mans Sky so that you can maximize your resources. Keep reading to learn more!

How To Get Silicate Powder In No Mans Sky Fast!

Silicate powder can be obtained from virtually everywhere in the universe. It is in fact the soil on planets. Just aim your terrain manipulator at the ground and you will begin to gather silicate powder. It is one of the most abundant resources in NMS.

How Do You Get Silicate Powder Fast?

We understand that mining can take forever and no one wants to stand around all day drilling into the ground.

That’s why we’ve come up with this smart method to gather as much silicate powder as possible. This is the fastest way to get silicate powder as far as we know.

Using your Terrain Manipulator change to the Flatten Tool. Use the Flatten Tool to dig directly into the side of a mountain.

A fully charged Terrain Manipulator should bag you about 1500 to 2000 Silicate Powder. However, the amount you gather depends on the number of upgrades you have for your Terrain Manipulator.

We recommend maxing out your Terrain Manipulator as quickly as possible with upgrades.

Where Can I Buy Silicate Powder NMS?

As of now, you cannot buy Silicate Powder in No Mans Sky. As mentioned above. It’s easy to obtain by simpling drilling into the ground with your Terrain Manipulator.

What Is Silicate Powder Used For In NMS?

Silicate Powder is mainly used to make glass in No Mans Sky. Simply put your Silicate Powder into a Refiner and start.

Check out our other in-depth article because there are other ways to make glass in No Mans Sky.

Additionally, it is used as an ingredient to craft many building structures such as concrete and stone walls, doors, ramps, and roof panels.


We hope this article helped you out and you were able to get your hands on some Silicate Powder. If you have any other questions feel free to leave them in the comment section below!

Thanks for reading!