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Questions tagged [immature-coins]

Immature coins are newly created coins that aren't old enough yet to be considered trustworthy of spending. They mature when the creating block is succeeded by the 100th block.

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what happens to spent bitcoins gained from a block of a soon to be dropped chain as a result of a fork?

lets say i gained bitcoins for mining a block and then spent them on a transaction, then later the chain im using gets replaced because of a longer chain. assuming the block difference is up to where ...
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What happens to the mining reward if the blocks gets replaced?

When a block is added to the blockchain, the miner gets rewarded. But what would happen to the mining reward if the network replaced the block's branch with another because the latter is longer? If it ...
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Cryptonote Based Altcoin All Transactions Locked

I've created an altcoin based on the Cryptonote protocol. I have two seed nodes and am mining (successfully) on both of them in order to test the network. However, all mined coins are showing up as "...
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Does desktop wallet need to be online for the coins to mature?

Suppose, I've installed a new coin wallet, got synchronized with the network, now I've sent some coins to my wallet. Now, if I close my wallet (and stay offline), would it get maturity after X amount ...
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What is 'spendability of coinbase transaction after 100 blocks' in Mastering Bitcoin referring to?

Ch7 of the book writes at the end of the Introduction section: "After 100 blocks back there is so much stability that the coinbase transaction—the transaction containing newly mined bitcoins—can be ...
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Coinbase maturity of 100 transactions [duplicate]

The protocol rules state that For each input, if the referenced output transaction is coinbase (i.e. only 1 input, with hash=0, n=-1), it must have at least COINBASE_MATURITY (100) ...
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Transaction fees when a block chain is discarded

I'm a bit new to the bitcoin system, so I apologize if this is a "noob" question. A user attempts to take all the unverified transactions it knows about and aggregate them in a chain block. The same ...
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What was the goal of creating the feature of immature coins?

I just ran into the idea of immature coins. Can someone explain to me the idea behind immature coins and what was the purpose of it?
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How to get the immature balance of an account?

I have run bitcoind and have several accounts. How do I get the immature balance of one account using RPC calls (if possible) ?
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Anyone successfully mining bitcoins in Testnet3?

I've been chugging away on multiple machines for days, and while I get a lot of 'unconfirmed' and 'orphaned' and 'immature' blocks, nothing lands in my wallet. Anyone else having this problem? From ...
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How can I tell when bitcoind has found a block?

I'm using the traditional bitcoind -gen on the testnet to mine some test bitcoins. I did this on one machine for a few hours, and stopped when I found a faucet. Later though, I magically obtained 50 ...
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What is the true number of confirmations before a LTC mined block moves out of the immature state?

I've read it's 100, 101, 120... I have a mined block that has more than 140 confirmations but is still displayed as "immature" by the wallet. How many confirmations are required before it leaves ...
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Why must generated coins mature 120 blocks before they can be spent?

I mine bitcoin testnet blocks and I find some blocks with difficulty 1. Some examples: I mined these blocks: Block 1 Block 2 Why must generated coins mature 120 blocks before they can be spent?
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Why do mining pools require 120 confirms for a solved block before payout?

According to this question here, 6 confirmations can be considered 'secure enough'. Some pools out there also offer payout at 100 confirms but that's still substantially higher than 6. Why is such a ...