Gold Veins are found only in snow biomes/tundras, and can be mined with a Steel Mining Pick to produce gold flakes. Gold flakes can only be collected with a clay bowl. Gold veins are easy to miss as they look fairly similar to flint outcrops. They can be distinguished by their small gold colored cracks starting at the top.
Hunting for Gold
Gold veins are exceedingly rare. You may have to go through many snow biomes to find one. If you want to hunt for gold you will need:
- Always create a home marker before going hunting for gold
- Forage for berries and keep full along the way
- Clothes help since snow biomes are cold and drain your hunger fast.
- Using a Hand Cart or Horse-Drawn Cart will help in speed and extra space to carry back the mining pick. If using a horse, be wary of Rattle Snakes which can kill a horse, or tip a cart.