Overlapping Hotspot Laser Mining (Painite/Low Temp Diamonds)

In this tutorial we look at the most efficient way to earn credits mining overlapping painite hotspots.

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Please see the updated guide for information on the changes that came with the January 2020 Update.

UPDATE: Here is a wonderful tool by CMDR VicTic that will help you locate overlapping Painite hotspots

In this tutorial, we look at the most efficient method of earning credits mining Painite, in overlapping hotspots, found using Detailed Surface Scanner probes.

Ship Build

Type-9 Heavy Build


CMDR deZpe Youtube Channel
CMDR deZpe’s Original Video

Double Hotspot Site
HYADES SECTOR DB-X D1-112 – Body 2

Elite Miners Subreddit

Special Thanks to the original method for this by Reddit user /u/ambassador_spock