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Villagers gather Coin from Mines faster.
—In-game description

Placer Mines is a technology in Age of Empires III that can be researched by European civilizations, as well as Aztecs and Inca, at the Market, and by African civilizations at the Livestock Market. Once researched, it allows Settlers, Coureurs des Bois, Settler Wagons, and Villagers to gather coin from mines 10% faster. For European and African civilizations, Amalgamation is the further upgrade of this technology.

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Market technologies in Age of Empires III
European/Federal American
FoodHunting Dogs · Steel Traps
WoodGang Saw · Log Flume · Circular Saw
CoinPlacer Mines · Amalgamation
OtherBlunderbuss · Great Coat · Frontiersmen
Native American
FoodHunting Dogs
WoodLumber Ceremony · Forest People Ceremony · Forest Spirit Ceremony · Deforestation
CoinPlacer Mines · Fur Dressing
OtherSpirit Medicine · New Year Festival · Inti Festival
Asian
FoodHunting Eagles · Professional Hunters · Hanami Parties · Yozakura Lanterns
WoodWater Wheel · Regenerative Forestry · Timber Trade · Tropical Timber Trade
CoinBlanket Filters · Flume and Ditching
OtherEastern Medicine · Civil Servants · Imperial Bureaucracy
African
WoodHardened Iron Axes · Selective Logging · Blackwood Trade · Ebony Exports
CoinPlacer Mines · Amalgamation · Gold Purification
OtherRoyal Hunters · Tribal Societies · Royal Banquet · Transhumance · Cow Loans
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