What to do with Minerals in Stardew Valley | Minerals prices guide

Gems, gems, and even more minerals to be found in this guide.

Here you will find the most updated list for all minerals, gems, and geodes; below, we will also explain their prices and how to get them, and what you can do with these minerals in Stardew Valley

All Geode Minerals prices and usage in Stardew Valley

Below is every mineral you can obtain from breaking open geodes at the blacksmith in Stardew Valley; you can also donate any of the following minerals to the museum to unlock special rewards like rarecrows and achievements.

  • Petrified Slime120 gold, and you can get them from the following.
    • Normal Geodes 
    • Omni Godes
    • Slime Balls 
      • Uses: Fish pond quest
  • Star Shards: 500 gold, and you can obtain them from omni and magma geodes. 
  • Fairy stone: 250 gold, and you can obtain them from omni and frozen geodes.
  • Slate: 85 gold, and you can get them from omni and normal geodes. 
  • Obsidian: 200 gold, and you can obtain it from omni and magma geodes.
    • Uses: Sabation ( Gift)
  • Mudstone: 25 gold, and you can obtain it from omni and normal geodes.
    • Uses: Fishing pond quest
  • Hematite:  150 gold, and you can obtain them from omni and frozen geodes.
  • Limestone: 15 gold, and you get them from both normal and omni geodes.
    • Uses: Fishing pond quest
  • Granite: 75 gold, and you get them from both normal and omni geodes.
    • Uses: Fishing pond quest
  • Nekoite: 80 gold, and you can obtain it from omni and normal geodes.
  • Lemon Stone: 200 gold, and you can obtain it from both magma and omi geodes.
    • Uses: Dwarf (Gift)

Related: How to upgrade tools in Stardew Valley

  • Neptunite: 400 gold, and you can get them from the following.
    • Magma Geodes 
    • Omni Godes
    • Black Slime 
  • Malachite: 100 gold, and you can get them from both normal and omni geodes.
  • Lunarite: 200 gold, and you can get them from both frozen and omni
  • Kyanite: 250 gold, and you can get them from both frozen and omni geodes
  • Jagoite: 115 gold, and you can get them from both normal and omni geodes.
  • Jamborite: 150 gold, and you can get them from both omni and normal geodes
  • Basalt: 175 gold, and you can obtain it from omni and magma geodes.
    • Uses: Fishing pond quest
  • Sand Stone: 60 gold, and you can get them from both normal and omni geodes.
  • Marble: 110 gold, and you can get them from both frozen and omni geodes.
    • Uses: Required to craft the marble brazier.
  • Celestine: 125 gold, and you can get them from both omni and normal geodes.
  • Jasper: 150 gold, and you can get this geode mineral from both magma and omi geodes. 
  • Ghost Crystal: 200 gold, and you can get them from both frozen and omni geodes.
  • Ocean Stone: 220 gold, and you can get them from both frozen and omni geodes.
    • Uses: Fishing pond quest
  • Pyrite: 120 gold, and you can get them from both frozen and omni geodes.
  • Thunder Egg: 100 gold, and you can get them from both normal and omni geodes.
  • Orpiment: 80 gold, and you can get them from both normal and omni geodes.
  • Tigerseye: 275 gold, can be found in magma and omni geodes. Uses: 
    • Uses: Sam (Gift
  • Opal: 150 gold, can be found in frozen and omni geodes.
  • Alamite: 150 gold, can be found in geodes and omni geodes.
  • Fire Opal: 350 gold, can be found in magma and omni geodes.
  • Bixite: 300 gold, can be found in black slimes, magma, and omni geodes
  • Baryte: 50 gold, can be found in magma and omni geodes. 
  • Aerinite: 125 gold, can be found in frozen and omni geodes.
  • Calcite: 75 gold, can be found in geodes and omni geodes.
  • Dolomite: 300 gold, can be found in magma and omni geodes.
  • Esperite: 100 gold, can be found in frozen and omni geodes.
  • Fluorapatite: 200 gold, can be found in frozen and omni geodes.
  • Germinite: 150 gold, can be found in frozen and omni geodes.
  • Helvite: 450 gold, can be found in magma and omni geodes.

All Foraged Minerals and usage in Stardew Valley

Below is every mineral you can obtain from foraging in the mines, skull cavern, and from killing monsters; most of these minerals are also required for a few recipes, so keep an eye out for our use column. You can also donate any of the following minerals to the museum to unlock special rewards like rarecrows and achievements.

  • Fire Quartz: 100 gold, and you can obtain it from the following.
    • The Mines on floors 80 to 120
    • Omni Geodes
    • Destroying certain items in a garbage can
    • Panning
    • Magma Geodes
    • Treasure Chests
  • Uses:
    • Fish Pond Quest
    • Slime Egg Press
    • Geologist's Bundle
  • Frozen Tear: 75 goldand you can obtain it from the following.
    • The Mines on floors 40 to 79
    • Omni Geodes
    • Destroying certain items in a garbage can
    • Panning
    • Frozen Geodes
    • Treasure Chests
  • Uses:
    • Fish Pond Quest
    • Warrior Ring
    • Sebastion (Gift)
    • Geologist's Bundle
  • Quartz: 25 goldand you can obtain it from the following.
    • The Mines on floors 1 to 120
    • Destroying certain items in a garbage can
    • Stone Golems (10 percent chance to drop as loot)
  • Earth Crystal: 50 gold, and you can obtain it from the following.
    • The Mines on floors 1 to 39
    • Duggy ( 10 percent chance to drop as loot)
    • Omni Geodes
    • Destroying certain items in a garbage can
    • Panning
    • Normal Geodes
    • Treasure Chests
  • Uses:
    • Fish Pond Quest
    • Sturdy Ring
    • Mayonnaise Machine
    • Geologist's Bundle

All gem minerals and usage in Stardew Valley

Below you can find the full list of gems and their prices and usage in Stardew Valley; most are gifts for certain characters and required for fish pond quests. But you can also donate any of the following minerals to the museum to unlock special rewards like rarecrows and achievements, like with the other two mineral types. 

  • Prismatic Shard: 2k gold, and you can obtain it from the following
    • Shadow Monsters 
    • Serpents
    • Mummies
    • Fishing Chests
    • Omni Geodes
    • Gem Nodes
    • Mystic Stones
    • Iridium Nodes
  • Uses:
    • All villagers (Gift) except Haley
    • Used to obtain the galaxy sword in the desert.
    • Turn your children into doves at the shrine of dark selfishness. 
    • Used in the enchantment of both tools and weapons
  • Diamond: 750 gold, and you can obtain it from the following
    • Diamond Nodes
    • Treasure Chests
    • Gem Nodes 
    • Panning
    • Garbage Can (sometimes)
  • Uses:
    • Gift for the following villagers: Evelyn, Gus, Penny, Willy, Maru, Marine, Krobus, and Jodi.
    • Used in the forging of weapons
    • Fish pond quest
    • Ring of Yoba
  • Jade: 200 gold, and you can obtain it from the following
    • The feast of the Winter Star Event
    • Treasure Chests
    • Garbage Cans (sometimes)
    • Blue Slimes
    • Gem Nodes
    • Jade Nodes
  • Uses:
    • Gift for the following villagers: Clint, Dwarf, and Emily.
    • Fish pond quests
    • Forging weapons
  • Topaz: 80 gold, and you can obtain it from the following
    • Treasure Chests
    • Garbage Cans (sometimes)
    • Gem Nodes
    • Topaz Nodes

Related: How to get geodes in Stardew Valley

  • Uses:
    • Gift for the following villagers: Clint, Dwarf, and Emily.
    • Fish pond quests
    • Forging weapons
  • Amethyst: 100 gold, and you can obtain it from the following
    • Treasure Chests
    • Garbage Cans (sometimes)
    • Gem Nodes
    • Amethyst Nodes
    • Green Slimes
    • Panning
    • Treasure Chests
  • Uses:
    • Gift for the following villagers: Abigail Clint, Dwarf, and Emily.
    • Fish pond quests
    • Forging weapons
  • Ruby: 250 gold, and you can obtain it from the following
    • Ruby Nodes
    • The feast of the Winter Star Event
    • Treasure Chest
    • Garbage Can (sometimes)
    • Panning
    • Gem Nodes
  • Uses:
    • Gift for the following villagers: Clint, Dwarf, and Emily.
    • Fish pond quests
    • Forging weapons
  • Emerald: 250 gold, and you can obtain it from the following
    • Emerald Nodes
    • The feast of the Winter Star Event
    • Treasure Chest
    • Garbage Can (sometimes)
    • Panning
    • Gem Nodes

  • Uses:
    • Gift for the following villagers: Clint, Dwarf, Emily, Penny.
    • Fish pond quests
    • Forging weapons
  • Aquamarine: 180 gold, and you can obtain it from the following
    • Gem Nodes
    • Aquamarine Nodes
    • Treasure Chest
    • Garbage Can (sometimes)
    • Panning
  • Uses:
    • Gift for the following villagers: Clint, Dwarf, Emily, Penny.
    • Fish pond quests
    • Forging weapons
    • Dye Bundle
    • Marble Brazier

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