The rarest treasure is gold, which can be mined in mountains, if players a lucky enough to find a deposit. A gold mine can produce a big revenue.
|Construction time on an empty field||Rebuilding a ruin||File:Goldmine retro Ruin.gif||File:Goldmine new Ruin.png||Minimum population required for maximum production||Gold production at 100% deposit|
|18*||9*||File:Goldmine retro L1.gif||File:Goldmine new L1.png||30||900|
|16*||8*||File:Goldmine retro L2.gif||File:Goldmine new L2.png||40||1600|
|18*||9*||File:Goldmine retro L3.gif||File:Goldmine new L3.png||50||2500|
|20*||10*||File:Goldmine retro L4.gif||File:Goldmine new L4.png||60||3600|
|21*||11*||File:Goldmine retro L5.gif||File:Goldmine new L5.png||70||4900|
|24*||12*||File:Goldmine retro L6.gif||File:Goldmine new L6.png||80||6400|
|26*||13*||File:Goldmine retro L7.gif||File:Goldmine new L7.png||90||8100|
|38*||19*||File:Goldmine retro L8.gif||File:Goldmine new L8.png||100||10000|
|31*||16*||File:Goldmine retro L9.gif||File:Goldmine new L9.png||110||12100|
|33*||17*||File:Goldmine retro L10.gif||File:Goldmine new L10.png||120||14400|
|Constructing a Gold Mine atop another kind of ruin: 32*|
*The provided construction time does not take the research areas "Fatigue Duty" and "Industrial Cooperative" into account!
The cancellation of construction orders is possible at any time. 90 % of the paid ressources are returned.
Hints by experienced players
The expansion of gold mines is very expensive and does not pay off at the beginning of the game. However, gold mines become more important when the pay for your armies increases.