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meltafire

[TFC 0.79.20] TFC Cupelling Mod - get your galena/lead and platinum to work!

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"Hello world!"

That's my first original programming on Java. So may be some mistakes in coding was made. Please be patient and write about it.

 

This mod is all about refining gold and silver by metalurgy.

 

More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupellation

 

In two words:

All TFC methods to acquire gold/silver are untouched.

 

"TFC gold/silver" in fact isn't the purest gold 999. It's dirty gold with another elements. Just look at picture of gold ore.

To get rid of this elements you must melt gold with lead. By the way that "dirty elements" do contain particles of gold too. So lead will help with extraction too.

Lead is less dense then gold/silver and should go to the top of melted solution with all dirt.

When  dirty lead is above you can move it.

Then solution will become the purest melted gold/silver.

But the cleanest gold/silver isn't too nice material to work with.

So add some coper/platinum to melted solution and it will be still gold/still just another sampling.

Platinum has crazy melt temp but easy disolves with melted gold/silver.

 

coper/platinum + purest gold/silver = "TFC gold/silver"

 

:lol: That's alchemy! Lead to gold! inquisition is near! Run!!! :D

 

TFC API don't provide all necesary features so that's what I come with.

 

 

Mod adds an item called "Cupelling Mixture".

Recipe works only with ingots! Place above Lead ingot and Platinum/Coper Ingot below. 

Notice. By ingame mechanics it's a metal so you can pour melted mixture from crucible to ingot mold. Mixture does not stack on ground! So be careful. Store your materials separately! Don't cheat!

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Add to Crucible: 1x Cupelling Mixture, 9x Silver Ingots (!!! or 9 Gold Ingots). !!! Don't try to add Lead and Coper/Platinum separately!!! You'll get unknown metal!!!

That's why i created so called "mixture". It's beter be one ingot in terms of crucible overall output.

 

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Result 10 Silver/Gold Ingots.

 

DOWNLOAD:

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/czlzxij2cd30cnc/%5B1.7.10%5DTFCCupellingMod-0.01.01.jar?dl=0

 

Instalation: Install TFC. Place this .jar to /mods.

 

Have fun!!! 

Edited by meltafire
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How has this not been touched yet?

I can understand that the post is slightly confusing, but in essence, it adds a very useful mechanic to smelting. Given enough feedback, this could be refined into a very well-made metallurgy add-on to make some of the unused resources have a purpose in the game.

I like the platinum idea, as I find I always have too much of it, and it doesn't have a use unless you have the lanterns mod. Although, I feel that the process should be streamlined to be more obvious, and polished better. That would made the features more straightforward and easier to understand.

I really want to see this mod go somewhere

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This is really cool, but unfortunately not useful enough for me to download it. I'd like to see more detailed ore processing, considering how much detail is in the rest of TFC. It just seems weird to just toss unclean ore in and boom you've got "pure" ingots. Nice ideas, though! I, too, would like to see this go somewhere!

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