Iron ore

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Iron ore detail.png

Iron ore is an ore that can be obtained through mining iron rocks, requiring level 10 Mining, in various places around RuneScape.

Iron is required to craft iron and steel bars, and is also a tertiary ingredient for creating granite crab pouches. As players increase their Mining level and use higher tier pickaxes, they are able to mine iron at quicker rates.

Iron, like other mining resources, can be stored in an ore box. 100 iron can be stored in a iron ore box or higher. This capacity can be increased by 20 at level 18 Mining and a further 20 with the completion of the Everything Is Oresome achievement.

Mining[edit | edit source]

Iron ore.png Iron ore
Mining levelMining-icon.png 10Critical hit chance
SourceIron rock10%15%
CoreYes check.svgMining-icon.png 12-
Stone spiritIron stone spirit.png IronRockertunity multiplier
GeodeSedimentary geode.png Sedimentaryx5x6
Rock statsMining-icon.png 14-
Durability120Double ore chance
Hardness55%10%
Multiplier0.68Mining-icon.png 13-
Base ore1Geode chance
Varrock armour double chance10%15%
Varrock armour 1.png4%Mining-icon.png 12-

Mine locations[edit | edit source]

Mine Members Amount Requirements
Desert Mining Camp P2P icon.png 2 Tourist Trap
Dorgesh-Kaan mine P2P icon.png 9 The Lost Tribe
Dwarven iron mine F2P icon.png 6 none
Keldagrim entrance mine P2P icon.png 5 None
Keldagrim south-west mine P2P icon.png 4 None
Lumbridge south-west mine F2P icon.png 3 None
Piscatoris south mine P2P icon.png 6 None
Varrock south-west mine F2P icon.png 4 None

Varrock south-west mine is the closest to a bank, May's Quest Caravan once the bank chest is unlocked from the Hub track for a cumulative cost of 125 quest points. Lumbridge south-west mine is similarly close to the bank at Shattered Worlds without the requirement. However, both are members only.

For free players, Dwarven iron mine is fairly close to the Falador east bank.

Transmutation[edit | edit source]

Iron ore.png Iron ore
(transmutation from Copper ore)
Divination-Hourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
3.7 XP-3 (1.8s) 484
Requirements
Divination Divination level17
P2P icon.png Members only
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Flickering energy 1.pngFlickering energy2184368
Copper ore.pngCopper ore3200600
Total price968
Profit-484

Iron ore.png Iron ore
(transmutation from Tin ore)
Divination-Hourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
3.7 XP-3 (1.8s) 484
Requirements
Divination Divination level17
P2P icon.png Members only
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Flickering energy 1.pngFlickering energy2184368
Tin ore.pngTin ore33511,053
Total price1,421
Profit-937

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Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 28 January 2019 (Update):
    • You can once again super heat iron ores.