- "But we mine trimonite. Hardest substance known to man. It's fifteen times harder than diamond, and extremely rare. We have little more than three tons of it on board."
- ―Garcia to Ripley
Trimonite was the hardest material known to humans. It was 15 times harder than diamond and extremely rare. LV-178 contained trimonite.
- ↑ Tim Lebbon. Alien: Out of the Shadows, p. 51 (2014), Titan Books.