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Mining

A technology introduced in Vanilla
Required techs
Leads to Masonry
Bronze Working
Units enabled None
Buildings enabled None
Era Ancient
Notes
  • Enables building Mine improvements

"The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."
-Confucius

The following civilizations start with the Mining technology:

StrategyEdit

Mining allows your Workers to build Mines on hills, increasing your cities' production. At the start of the game, you can also mine Gems, Gold and Silver resource squares, all of which generate substantial commerce. Further resources can be extracted later on.

Civilopedia EntryEdit

There is evidence of surface mining dating back to prehistoric times. The first mining was probably for flint, which was used for knives, scrapers and arrowheads. The oldest known underground mine was in Swaziland over 40,000 years ago, to mine for ochre to use as a body pigment in ceremonies. During the Neolithic Age shafts were dug to extract flint from deeper in the earth. Gold, copper and silver were other minerals mined early in history.

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