What hashing algorithm does Dimecoin use to secure the blockchain?
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Dimecoin uses the Quark algorithm for securing the blockchain.
Quark is a super secure algorithm with 9 rounds of hashing from 6 unique hashing functions. The multiple hash provides an extra layer of security.
The algorithm derived from 9 rounds of hashing through six different algorithm digests as follows:
- Groestl or Skein
- Blake or BMW
- Sha-3 (Keccak)
- Sha-3 (Keccak) or Jh