Geological Codex Key

Ive found that figuring out what your going to find at a geological location doesnt always make sense. I decided to write down what it says on the system map, and what it turned out to be when I actually went and used the composition scanner. This should help to at least give an idea what to look for if your looking for a certain geological structure. Please add in comments what you have found and I will add it to the list.
We are now adding the planet type it was found at. We are also adding the highest and lowest temps it was found at as an added variable.
I have now put this into a spreadsheet form. Link below



https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lQqKwIwBh5ZY8zJ7yRfEUtKP8UL-UeD6sV9OLnh9nX8/edit?usp=sharing



Ammonia Magma-
ammonia ice fumarole-icy body
ammonia ice geyser-icy body


Carbon Dioxide Geyser-
carbon dioxide ice fumarole-icy body
carbon dioxide geyser
carbon dioxide ice geyser-icy body

Iron Magma-
iron magma lava spout- high metal
sulfur dioxide gas vent- rocky body
sulfur dioxide gas vent- metal rich
sulfur dioxide fumarole- high metal

Metallic Magma-
iron magma lava spout- high metal
iron magma lava spout- rocky body
sulfur dioxide gas vent- rocky body
sulfur dioxide gas vent- high metal
sulfur dioxide fumarole- rocky body
sulfur dioxide fumarole- metal rich
sulfur dioxide fumarole- high metal


Methane Magma-
methane ice geyser- icy body
methane ice fumarole- icy body


Nitrogen Magma-
nitrogen ice geyser-icy body
nitrogen ice fumarole-icy body


Rocky magma -
silicate magma lava spout- high metal
iron magma lava spout-
sulfur dioxide gas vent- metal rich
sulfur dioxide gas vent- high metal
sulfur dioxide fumarole- metal rich
sulfur dioxide fumarole- high metal


Silicate Magma-
sulfur dioxide fumarole- high metal
sulfur dioxide fumarole- metal rich
sulfur dioxide gas vent- high metal
silicate magma lava spout- High metal


Silicate Vapor Geyser-
silicate magma lava spout- rocky body
silicate magma lava spout- high metal
silicate vapor gas vent- high metal
silicate vapor gas vent- rocky body
silicate vapor fumarole- high metal
silicate vapor fumarole- metal rich
silicate vapor fumarole- rocky body


Water Geyser-
water ice fumarole- icy body
water ice geyser- icy body
water gas vent- rocky ice


Water Magma-
water gas vent- rocky body
water gas vent- icy body
water gas vent- rocky ice
water geyser -rocky body
water geyser- rocky ice
water ice geyser- icy body
water ice fumarole- icy body
water ice fumarole- rocky ice
 
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Metallic Magma - sulfur dioxide gas vent
sulfur dioxide fumarole


Rocky magma - silicate magma lava spout
iron magma lava spout
sulfur dioxide gas vent
sulfur dioxide fumarole

Silicate Vapor Geyser - silicate vapor fumarole
silicate magma lava spout
silicate vapor gas vent
silicate Magma Lava Spout

Water Geyser- water ice fumarole
water ice geyser

Carbon Dioxide Geyser - carbon dioxide ice fumarole

Ammonia Magma - ammonia ice geyser
ammonia ice fumarole
 
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Metallic Magma - sulfur dioxide gas vent
sulfur dioxide fumarole


Rocky magma - silicate magma lava spout
iron magma lava spout
sulfur dioxide gas vent
sulfur dioxide fumarole

Silicate Vapor Geyser - silicate vapor fumarole
silicate magma lava spout
silicate vapor gas vent
silicate Magma Lava Spout

Water Geyser- water ice fumarole
water ice geyser

Carbon Dioxide Geyser - carbon dioxide ice fumarole

Ammonia Magma - ammonia ice geyser
ammonia ice fumarole
Added. Thanks!
 
Been adding more information to my logs (now capturing total number of POIs, terrain type, and latitude)

Omega Sector IH-V c2-6 :
3f Major Water Ice Magma
Water Ice Geyser (canyon)
Water Ice Fumarole (plains)


Byeia Eurk PA-A d176 :
2a Major Water Geysers (48 Geo)
Water Ice Fumarole x3 (canyons)
Water Ice Geyser x1 (plains)


Omega Sector UJ-Q b5-15
2a Carbon Dioxide Geysers
Carbon Dioxide Geyser

2b Minor Ammonium Magma
Ammonia Ice Fumarole

PW2010 185
1 Major Silicate Vapour Geysers
Silicate Vapour Vent
 
When scanning the surface, the number of POIs is written in the upper right corner.
Sorry, my bad... I thought you were capturing the POI totals into an aplication and was being hopeful I might be able to get my hands on it. Thanks for the response [up]
 
Been adding more information to my logs (now capturing total number of POIs, terrain type, and latitude)

Omega Sector IH-V c2-6 :
3f Major Water Ice Magma
Water Ice Geyser (canyon)
Water Ice Fumarole (plains)


Byeia Eurk PA-A d176 :
2a Major Water Geysers (48 Geo)
Water Ice Fumarole x3 (canyons)
Water Ice Geyser x1 (plains)


Omega Sector UJ-Q b5-15
2a Carbon Dioxide Geysers
Carbon Dioxide Geyser

2b Minor Ammonium Magma
Ammonia Ice Fumarole

PW2010 185
1 Major Silicate Vapour Geysers
Silicate Vapour Vent
Where are you getting these major and minor prefix?
Youve added a lot that i already have? Anythat arent on the list already?
 
Where are you getting these major and minor prefix?
Youve added a lot that i already have? Anythat arent on the list already?
I just dumped my whole list; the new ones are:

Water Magma : + Water Ice Fumarole

Carbon Dioxide Geysers : + Carbon Dioxide Geyser
 
Where are you getting these major and minor prefix?
Out of EDDiscovery, which, in turn, gets it out of the journal files. Not sure if there's any in-game representation of that. EDDI also reads it out so I've not paid less attention to in-game displays for a long time now.
 
This thread badly needs planet type as a factor.

In my experience carbon dioxide gas vents, sulphur dioxide ice fumarole and silicate vapour ice fumarole can only be found on rocky ice worlds. I collected the full set in Elysian Shore.

Also I'm pretty sure you find the same types depending on the planet type and the volcanism type. Each planet of the same type/volcanism combo almost always has the same 2-3 types of vent/fumarole/geyser/spout.
 
This thread badly needs planet type as a factor.

In my experience carbon dioxide gas vents, sulphur dioxide ice fumarole and silicate vapour ice fumarole can only be found on rocky ice worlds. I collected the full set in Elysian Shore.

Also I'm pretty sure you find the same types depending on the planet type and the volcanism type. Each planet of the same type/volcanism combo almost always has the same 2-3 types of vent/fumarole/geyser/spout.
Not a bad idea, but I do see a potential caveat. Being that these mechanics were very recently added, saying that something can only happen as they have in you experience is a bold statement. I really do like the idea though. Maybe we should work on this list as is for now and when we have a bit more data that can verify the planet requirements, we can add them in. Perhaps planet temp can play a factor as well?
Id love to hear what others think about this idea as well.
 
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Composition scanner? What is that? Currently in deep space scanning my way back to Cubeo from Ratrii

And don't think I have a composition scanner on board my diamondback explorer
 
And don't think I have a composition scanner on board my diamondback explorer
I know the srv has it automatically, so if you have an srv, you just need to assign it to a fire group. Im pretty sure its part of the discovery scanner though. If you get to a geological or biological signal, youll know.
 
Out of EDDiscovery, which, in turn, gets it out of the journal files. Not sure if there's any in-game representation of that. EDDI also reads it out so I've not paid less attention to in-game displays for a long time now.
Where in EDDiscovery are the POI shown/listed.
 
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