The Imperial Department of Resources,[2] also known as Imperial Mining,[3] was a bureau within the Imperial government. It supervised the development and/or exploitation of star systems, usually for the purposes of mineral extraction and colonization.[1] A represtative of the Imperial Department of Resources, Captain-Supervisor Grammel[2] was commander of the Imperial Military garrison[1] and energy mining operation[4] on the planet Mimban[2] in the year 2 ABY.[5]

Behind the scenesEdit

The Imperial Department of Resources was originally created for Splinter of the Mind's Eye, a Star Wars Legends novel written by Alan Dean Foster[2] and released on February 12, 1978.[6]



Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Guide to the Star Wars Universe
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Splinter of the Mind's Eye
  3. WizardsoftheCoast "Mini-Mimban" on (backup link)
  4. Databank title Grammel, Captain-Supervisor in the Databank (content now obsolete; backup link)
  5. The Essential Reader's Companion
  6. TwitterLogo Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) on Twitter "On this day, 40 years ago, Del Rey Books published Splinter of the Mind's Eye, written by Alan Dean Foster." (screenshot)