Ores (actually veins) are natural respawning structures in Hybrid Animals. Ores give minerals used for crafting, and many other uses.
Stone Ore is a very common material in the game. It is one of the first resources that you need to mine in order to progress in the game. Stone ore appears in every biome. It has a larger variant which gives you 3 Stone Ores instead of one. It can be mined by a Wooden Pick or above.
Stone Ore an be used in crafting tools, decorations, walls, paths and more stuff.
Metal Ore is common material in the game. It is a basic resource that you need to obtain in order to craft multiple stuff. It is found mostly on Grass and Evergreen biomes. A Larger Variant of the Metal Ore can be found in Grass, Evergreen and Ocean Caves. It can be mined by a Stone Pick or above.
Metal Ore can be crafted to metal bars, which an be crafted to armor, decorations, tools, and many others. It can be bought from Pineapple Pig.
Gold Ore is a Slightly Uncommon material found mostly on the Desert and occasionally on Evergreen Biomes. It is a basic resource used for crafting and is very valuable. A Larger Variant of the Gold Ore can be found in Desert Caves. It can be mined by Metal Pick or above.
Gold Ore can be crafted to Gold Bars, which are very valuable and can be used for crafting decorations, paths, music boxes and several items.
Titanium Ore is a Slightly Uncommon material found only in Snow Biomes. It is a valuable resource that you need to obtain in order to progress further into the game. Its Larger Variant can be found in Snow Caves. It can be mined by Metal Pick or above.
Like Metal and Gold, it can be crafted to bars using an Anvil, which allows you to make Armor, Land Claims and a Pickaxe. It can be bought from Pineapple Pig
Uranium Ore is a Very Uncommon material found in Swamp Biomes, and occasionally on the desert. Its a very strange resource that gives energy. It has a larger variant, which is found on Swamp Caves. It can be mined by Titanium Pick.
Well, like the other 3 ores it can also be crafted to bars. The bars are used for crafting Wizard Hats and for Egg Fusion. It can be used for crafting a food item which is Expando Bread. Uranium Bar can be bought from Octo Kitty. It can also be used for crafting 30 Day Land Claims
Ice Shards are rare minerals found in Snow biomes. Its a precious resource that helps you progress into the game. It has larger variant which can be found in Snow Caves, but it's a rare occurence. It can be mined by Titanium Pick.
Ice Shards can be used for crafting armor and sword. It can be bought from Vitamin Ape.
Dark Shards are very rare minerals found in Desert biomes. It is a very valuable resource that helps you to progress further into the game. Like Ice Shards, It has larger variant which can be found in Desert Caves, but it's a very rare occurence. It can be mined by Titanium Pick.
Dark Shards can be used for crafting armor, crucibles and paint. It can be bought from Vitamin Ape.
Crystals are unique Ores found exclusively in caves. They have 6 Variants and can be mined by Metal pick. They have a large variant like all other ores.
Silver and other gems are used for crowns, while Amber is used for Speed Helm.