Lead

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Lead Ore in game.

Lead is a metal resource added by IC² and generated as ore between layers 0 and 65, usually in groups of up to 6 blocks. It requires a stone pickaxe or better to mine.

Forms

These forms of lead are seen during ore processing:

Raw
ore
Crushed Purified Dust Tiny
Dust
Grid Lead Ore.png
Grid Crushed Lead Ore.png
Grid Purified Crushed Lead Ore.png
Grid Lead Dust.png
Grid Tiny Pile of Lead Dust.png

These forms of lead are seen during metal shaping:

Ingot Block Plate Dense
Plate
Item
Casing
Grid Lead Ingot.png
Grid Lead Block.png
Grid Lead Plate.png
Grid Dense Lead Plate.png
Grid Lead Item Casing.png

(All items link back to this page.)

Uses

Lead is mostly useful in IC² for its radiation-shielding properties, and thus is a component of the Nuclear Reactor, Reactor Chamber, and Reactor Pressure Vessel blocks as well as the mostly blast-proof Reinforced Door. It is also used to craft basic Reactor Plating as well as the Containment Box for safe transport of radioactive materials.

Apart from these purposes, lead in dust form is a component of the Advanced RE-Battery.