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Where in the sourcecode files can this be checked?

For example, lets get a specific coin:

Chronon https://github.com/ChrononGroup/Chronon

In what file can one check the mining algorithm?

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    Your question is very broad, where in the source code varies for every altcoin.
    – Willtech
    Commented Jun 17, 2018 at 21:44
  • If my below answer successfully answered your question, could you please accept it so the question isn't left open? And if it hasn't, can you help me edit/add to it so that it does? Commented Jun 22, 2018 at 23:37
  • Please accept the answer that was given or ask a more specific question if you are not satisfied with the answer. Keeping the question open leads everyone to believe it hasn't been adequately addressed. Commented Jul 21, 2018 at 1:50

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Depending on the coin, you can find the PoW algorithm by perusing the source code of the coin. For the coin you referenced, reviewing the directory Chronon/src/pow.cpp one can see the algorithm is X11.

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