Starfield: Where to Find Platinum (Best Deposits, New Merchants & More)

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Starfield: Where to Find Platinum (Best Deposits, New Merchants & More)

Here's where to find Platinum,  one of the rarest minerals in Starfield. These are the best places to get the precious metal in Starfield


As millions of people are getting on Starfield's intergalactic sandbox, it's majorly important to know the materials to look out for to make the most out of your space run.

Starfield's crafting system offers a plethora of in-game options to make your character specialize in any field you'd want, but some of the best upgrades, renovations and tech trees in the game require a very rare component: Platinum.

In Starfield, Platinum is used in creating rare weapon mods that you won't find anywhere else. It may also be used for constructing outpost modules and finishing important research projects.

Here's where to find Platinum in Starfield.

Where to Find Platinum in Starfield

Starfield has already seen tremendous success on Steam, despite the AAA title still on Early Access. We're just getting Bethesda's new game on the Game Pass at this time of writing, so with a bit of luck, more Platinum spots may reveal themselves as more people explore Starfield's shiny new frontier.

Bondar

Alpha Centauri System

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The closest planet to home, Bondar is the 1st planet in Earth's star system.  While lacking any kind of flora or fauna, this hot rock holds numerous rare elements on its inferno surface, including Platinum. Its powerful Magnetosphere makes it one of the most dangerous places where to find Platinum. Don't forget to bring your Cutter.

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Stellis D

Cheyenne System

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Next on our list of where to find Platinum is Stellis D, the 7th moon of Stellis. Besides the good amounts of Platinum you can scan off of the icy moon's surface, this satellite also holds other important resources such as Water and Cobalt.

Kapteyn I

Kapteyn System

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Right next door is the Kapteyn system, which keeps its Platinum in its first planet. Kapteyn I hides it's deposits well, warranting a search for mineral veins on foot. Color markers are scarce here, but the rare metal can be found hiding behind large rocks on the sandy dunes. You can either use your Cutter to mine Platinum manually, or establish a fully-built Outpost on Kapteyn I to harvest the resource more efficiently with extractors.

Platinum Merchants in Starfield

These Starfield merchants will sell you their precious Platinum for a price. Luckily, the resource becomes available in these shops during the first hours of the game, giving you a good source for materials early on. The best part? They're all relatively close to one other, letting you save fuel in your search for the rare ore. Here's where to find Platinum merchants.

Jemison

Alpha Centauri System

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First up on our list of merchants is the Jemison Mercantile in New Atlantis. Travel to the planet Jemison to find the city and look for an indoor kiosk. Inside, you'll find the merchant's general store that sells Platinum.

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Volli Alpha

Volli System

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Next is the Mining League on Neon, a sprawling city of metal and ambition. This huge space station has a ton of shops, but you'll be able to find Platinum when you visit the Mining League building.

Akila

Cheyenne System

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Within Akila City, you'll be able to find Midtown Minerals. There you'll find NPCs selling Platinum and other mining tools and resources unique to the region.

What Is Platinum Used For 

Platinum is used to craft the following weapon mods:

  • Bullet Hose 
    • More accuracy
    • Longer range
    • Higher fire rate
    • Increased tracer frequency
  • Hair Trigger 
    • Higher fire rate
  • High Velocity 
    • Increased accuracy and range

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Starfield: Where to Find Platinum (Best Deposits, New Merchants & More)
Paul Goño
Paul started writing for ESTNN in 2022, the same year he beat his first Souls game. An avid fan of RPGs, his all-time favorites include Baldur's Gate 3, Assassin’s Creed and Kingdom Hearts 2. Besides being a professional nerd, he still struggles to get over the broken PS2 memory card that stored years of his save files.