How to mine Ethereum Classic?

Ethereum Classic Starting Guide

In this start mining guide, you will learn about Ethereum Classic and how to mine this cryptocurrency on Cruxpool.

What is Ethereum Classic?

Ethereum Classic is a decentralized blockchain platform that was born in 2016 after a controversial hard fork with Ethereum. Ethereum Classic has continued to follow the original Ethereum vision while Ethereum has chosen another way to develop the project.

For more information about the project, you can read the white paper.  

Ethereum Classic logo
The logo of Ethereum Classic

Open a crypto wallet

In order to mine Ethereum Classic, you have to open a wallet that can contain Ethereum Classic. There are several third-party wallets that can store, receive and send Ethereum Classic. If you want, we have two tutorials to learn how to use Exodus Wallet or how to use Trust Wallet

How to mine Ethereum Classic?

Before we give you the instruction to connect to our mining pool, it is essential to share with us basic knowledge about Ethereum Classic mining.

Ethereum Classic uses a Proof-of-Work system, and it is miners who support the blockchain. Previously, we said that Ethereum Classic was a fork of Ethereum, so it uses the same mining algorithm which is Ethash.

You will be able to mine Ethereum Classic only if you have a minimum 3GB VRAM graphic card.

Cruxpool and Ethereum Classic

Cruxpool provides an Ethereum Classic mining pool. We use a 1% PPS scheme and transactions run every 3 hours. The minimum threshold is 0.1 ETC and the maximum is 100. 

Start mining Ethereum Classic on Cruxpool

To connect your workers to our mining pool, you have to put your wallet address or your username (if you use a Cruxpool account) on your mining software.

There are several mining softwares for Ethereum Classic mining. Several mining softwares can be can used for this cryptocurrency: T-Rex miner, LolMiner, TeamRedMiner and Phoenix Miner

Put the command-line on the software you choose and save the file and launch it. Your Ethereum Classic mining on Cruxpool will be starting.