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Emercoin Specifications

Emercoin (EMC) is a cryptocurrency with hybrid PoS and PoW mining (merge-mined with Bitcoin). Coin generation is focused mostly on production of coins by energy-conservative PoS as PoW difficulty gradually increases over time.

Total Supply:Algorithmically increasing at approx. 6% per year [click here for latest stats].
Block frequency:10 minute average.
PoW Algorithm:SHA-256 (merge-mined with Bitcoin).
PoW block reward:5020 EMC, decreasing according to PoW difficulty.

Formula: Reward = 5020 / sqrt(sqrt(difficulty))
PoS reward:Approx. 6% pa.
PoS stake-weight maturity:30 days.
Max. stake-weight:90 days.
Difficulty adjustment:Recalculated each block. Adjustment gradually increases over time to favor PoS minting.
Maturity for newly mined reward:32 blocks until new coins can be spent.
Base58Check encoding address prefix:33
Default p2p port:6661
Default RPC port:6662