Mining tin ore

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Mining tin ore
RequirementsHigh-quality tin ore detail.png
Skills
1 Mining (20 for Steel pickaxe)
Items
Steel pickaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel pickaxeSteel pickaxe or better
Quest
None
Other
None
Results
ProfitROIExperience gained
447,459inf%15700 Mining
InputsOutputs (447,459)
None
ItemQuantityGE Price
Tin ore.pngTin ore1,444415,872
Spirit shards.pngSpirit shards37.69904.52
Uncut opal.pngUncut opal14.586,694
Uncut jade.pngUncut jade9.4614,168
Uncut red topaz.pngUncut red topaz5.564,809
Uncut sapphire.pngUncut sapphire3.472,315
Uncut emerald.pngUncut emerald1.95992.24
Uncut ruby.pngUncut ruby1.16599.55
Uncut diamond.pngUncut diamond1.081,105

Mining tin ore can be done in several different places but one of the best is in the dwarven mines underneath Falador. The output is calculated having full stamina at all times. It should be noted that you will be getting iron ores and sedimentary geodes while mining. The geodes can later be opened to retrieve spirit shards and different gems. The player should use the best pickaxe possible as it will grant more ores per hour (up to steel pickaxe). For a close approximation of ore mined per hour (of pure mining) based on your levels and gear see the mining rate calculator. Below is a table of estimated profit per hour with different mining levels and pickaxes.

Mining Level Pickaxe Total time per run (sec) Ore (hour) Sedimentary geode (hour) Profit (hour) Experience (hour)
1 Bronze pickaxe 356 273 14 84,681 3000
10 Iron Pickaxe 103 941 47 291,522 10200
20 Steel Pickaxe 68 1444 72 447,412 15700

It might be more profitable to mining copper ore instead. Here's a table showing profit and experienced gained. Click here to go mining copper ore money making method.

Mining Level Pickaxe Total time per run (sec) Ore (hour) Sedimentary geode (hour) Profit (hour) Experience (hour)
1 Bronze pickaxe 356 273 14 72,383 2973.2864
10 Iron Pickaxe 103 941 47 249,184 10236.2304
20 Steel Pickaxe 68 1444 72 382,439 15709.088