Gold rock

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For other uses, see Gold rock (disambiguation).

Gold rocks are protruding rocks containing gold ore. A player with a Mining level of 40 or higher can mine gold from rocks found in various mines.

Mining[edit | edit source]

Gold rock.png Gold rock
Mining levelMining-icon.png 40
OutputGold ore
CoreX mark.svg
Stone spiritGold stone spirit.png Gold
Rock stats
Base ore1

Locations[edit | edit source]

Mine Members Amount Requirements
Al Kharid mine F2P icon.png 4 None
Crafting Guild (mine) F2P icon.png 3 40 Crafting Crafting
Dondakan's mine P2P icon.png 56 Completed Between a Rock..., equipped a Gold helmet
Dwarven Mine resource dungeon F2P icon.png 7
Karamja north-west mine P2P icon.png 5 None
Keldagrim gold mine P2P icon.png 1 None
Living Rock Caverns P2P icon.png 4 None
Lunar Isle mine P2P icon.png 6 Lunar Diplomacy
Rimmington mine F2P icon.png 3 None
TzHaar City mine P2P icon.png 3 None

Loot[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Only when using a Juju mining potion or Perfect juju mining potion
  2. ^ Only rolled when obtaining an ore while Tagga's corehammer is used.

Graphical updates[edit | edit source]

Gold rocks were updated along with other Mining rocks in April 2011. They were updated again with the release of Mining and Smithing rework in January 2019.

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • update 7 January 2019 (Update):
    • Gold rocks have been graphically updated.
  • patch 10 August 2009 (Update):
    • A tree has been moved, allowing access to a gold rock on Crandor.
  • update 19 April 2011 (Update):
    • Gold rocks have been graphically updated.
  • update 4 January 2001 (Update):
    • Added to game.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Gold rocks, like all other mined rocks, used to respawn at a rate indirectly proportional to the number of people in the rock's RuneScape world before the update on 13 March 2017.