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Ice

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Ice is typically gathered from under the Martian surface, as the only place that surface ice exists on Mars is on the north polar cap. It is typically refined into water by large industrial water filters. Pioneers have stated that the water always tasted a bit "clay-ish". However, tests revealed that the water is completely sterile. Under our testing, it appears that this is a symptom of mild Mars Madness and strong nocebo effect.
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Regolith

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Regolith is the surface dust and perchlorates-rich dirt covering the surface of Mars. Due to the high quantity of extremely fine micro-dust present on the surface. Which, if it were to be dragged inside habitat modules would produce similar health hazards that are found in quartz miners. Habitation modules employ extreme cleaning procedures for settlers entering and leaving their modules so that none of the dust enters. This regolith can also contain trace amounts of ore like iron and titanium and is usually processed inside massive smelters. Processed regolith can also be used as a base for manufactured soil.
Additional note added by Katherine Collins: The regolith on Mars has consistently proven itself to be one, if not the most valuable resource of the Red Planet. Even if we were to find microbes within the ice caps, the regolith that surround us show us such an optimistic vision of the future. The ability for humanity to construct homes on other planets out of the dirt once was science fiction.
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Water

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Water, typically refined from the ice acquired through scavenging swallow underground caves or mined by massive ice miners is needed by every colony on the surface. This makes the resource very valuable for every settler on the planet and as such has become a very large industry.
The AADZ has lifted all restrictions on the sale and storage of water for the time following the localized failure of water filter plants inside the AADZ. Water filters modules have since then been replaced with superior filtration plants.
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Waste

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Waste is more than fancily packed expelled matter from human colonists, they can be used to create in-situ fertilizer in order to grow crops within the massive greenhouses and such are very important and never wasted with all of the lavatories on Mars being connected to waste gathering plants which package the waste.
Additional Note by Katherine Collins: There has been a recent upturn in water requirements and worries about if Mars could sustain all of our water needs. The ice caps and underground reserves however, show us that by the time we've exhausted those sources, our asteroid mining technology would be able to source water from even the Oort Cloud.
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Food

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Food is typically created out of vegetable matter grown on Mars, although it doesn't always take the form of sprouts on a dinner tray. They can be processed into faux-meat patties from Soy by kitchen machinery typically found within every habitation module on Mars. The reusable dinner trays remain the same however.
Within the AADZ and wealthier areas of the Duskworks area, food can be seen in many forms alternative to the typical food trays found in working settler homes. From cheap synth-snacks made from soy to luxuriously imported meat from Earth's finest wining and dines.
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Food Ration

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Complimentary rations are given out daily to settlers of the Duskworks Landing, if a settler saves up a month of rations and gives enough Dusk, they are given an accommodation as proof of their self sustainability.
These rations are produced by the AADZ in order to supplement
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Water Rich Clays

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A form of clay that is high in water concentration, this clay is typically dried out in order to gather the water within the clay. These are typically found near water pockets and the northern pole.
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Metal Bits

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A not-so high quality collection of metal scrap found from abandoned machinery or other debris found on the Martian Surface.
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Electronic Bits

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A collection of used batteries, transistors, resistors and other electrical bits found from scrounging abandoned machinery and other debris on the Martian Surface.
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Rover Wires

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A series of well-used rover wires found from broken rovers that are dotted across the Martian Surface. Typically given to scrap collection jobs in the Cantinas.
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