It was known by an extremely famous name in the cultivation world as Honed Gold. It was a rarely seen treasure on par with Han Li’s piece of refined crystal he had acquired from those Ironfire Ants. However, some would say the Auric Essence was far more valuable.
So long as a small piece of Auric Essence was used to temper a blade type magic treasure, its incisiveness would be increased several times over. To sword or saber cultivators, this was a matter of life and death.