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Resources are rare space phenomena that provide bonuses in 1 of 5 categories:

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Morale These resources contain Happy Gas, mining this resource will give your people a morale boost an you will receive a higher approval rating as a result.
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Economic Economic resources Black Platinum, a type of metal that is extremely valuable in trade. Mining this will increase your economic ability.
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Military Dilithium Crystals in Military resources contain a special type of energy that magnify your weapons and shielding on your ships which makes them stronger and more powerful. Your weapons and shields get a +X% bonus.
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Synthetic Alcohol in Influence resources increase your empire's influence. Mining these will be important to any civilization that is hoping to convince other civilizations to defect to them peacefully.

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Research Contained in these resources is Viscous Goo, useful for vastly increasing the effectiveness of your existing research computers. They provide a bonus to empire research.

You can mine a resource by constructing a mining starbase with a constructor.