Mining red and crystal sandstone

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Mining red and crystal sandstone and turning it into flasks.
Profit per instance
1,461,900 per instance
Activity time
20 minutes
Minimum recurrence time
24 hours
Effective profit
4,385,700 per hour
Skill requirementsQuest requirements

81 Mining
89 Crafting
50 Summoning (optional for waterfiend)
115 Dungeoneering for additional crystal sandstone

As a First Resort
Plague's End for crystal sandstone

Item requirementsOther requirements

Any pickaxe
Augmented pickaxe with Honed.pngPerk rank 6.pngHoned 6 and Fortune.pngPerk rank 3.pngFortune 3 for additional yield
Resourceful aura.png: RS3 Inventory image of Resourceful auraResourceful aura for additional yield
Collector's insignia.png: RS3 Inventory image of Collector's insigniaCollector's insignia for additional yield
Master camouflage outfit for teleporting
Grace of the elves.png: RS3 Inventory image of Grace of the elvesGrace of the elves and Luck of the Dwarves.png: RS3 Inventory image of Luck of the DwarvesLuck of the Dwarves for seren spirits

Elite Desert achievements for additional red sandstone
Experience gainedLocation
18750 Crafting, 10230 MiningRed sandstone (rock) and Crystal-flecked sandstone (rock)
InputsOutputs (1,461,900)
75 × Potion flask.png Potion flask (1,191,000)
75 × Crystal flask.png Crystal flask (270,900)
Potion flasks and crystal flasks are used for herblore potions. To get these flasks, the rocks have to be mined daily. Mine the rocks, turn the sandstone into glass and blow the glass into flasks (which are tradeable). You can use a beast of burden to store the sandstone.

The added value of a Binding contract (waterfiend).png: RS3 Inventory image of Binding contract (waterfiend)Binding contract (waterfiend) is 22,141 if not using an insignia, 25,988 if using an uncharged insignia and 30,263 if using a charged insignia.

The rocks are located in the following locations:

Location Map Transportation Requirements
Ithell Clan Plague's End
Edimmu resource dungeon Plague's End and 115 Dungeoneering
North of Oo'glog None
East of Sophanem Elite Desert achievements

If going for blessed flask, do not turn the sandstone into glass!

This dynamic calculator calculates the number of sandstone to expect and the expected profit:
Templates used
template = Calculator:Mining/Sandstone/Template
form = sandstoneForm
result = sandstoneResult
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param = desert|Elite Desert achievements completed?|false|check|1,0
param = edimmu|115 Dungeoneering for the resource dungeon?|false|check|1,0
param = resourceful|Resourceful aura.png: RS3 Inventory image of Resourceful auraResourceful aura active?|false|check|1,0
param = star|Shooting star bonus active?|false|check|1,0
param = insignia|Collector's insignia.png: RS3 Inventory image of Collector's insigniaCollector's insignia equipped?|None|buttonselect|None,Uncharged,Charged
param = familiar|Using a familiar?|None|buttonselect|None,Waterfiend,Pack yak
param = honed|Honed.pngHoned rank?|0|int|0-6
param = fortune|Fortune.pngFortune rank?|0|int|0-3
param = level20|Using a level 20 augmented pickaxe?|false|check|1,0
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