Sandstone rock

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Sandstone rocks are a type of rock found at the Desert Quarry south of the Bandit Camp in the Kharidian Desert and within the Worker District in Menaphos. While in the Desert Quarry, Desert heat will continually reduce the player's life points while in the quarry. Players are encouraged to bring waterskins, an Enchanted water tiara, or a Tome of frost with them to mitigate the heat. Alternatively, completing Crocodile Tears makes the player immune to the effects of desert heat completely.

Players must have a Mining level of 35 or greater to mine sandstone. When sandstone is mined, the player randomly receives one of the four sizes of sandstone blocks. If wearing Varrock armour, stones mined by the double mining chance will be the same size.

Sandstone is tradeable and sold on the Grand Exchange. It is used to construct part of Lazim's statue during the Enakhra's Lament and to grind into extra fine sand (with a Crafting level of 20) to make an Orthen furnace core or turn into blessed sand for crafting a blessed flask or artificer's measure.


The locations of the sandstone rocks

Mining[edit | edit source]

Sandstone rock.png Sandstone rock
Mining levelMining-icon.png 35
OutputSandstone (10kg).png Sandstone (10kg)
Sandstone (5kg).png Sandstone (5kg)
Sandstone (2kg).png Sandstone (2kg)
Sandstone (1kg).png Sandstone (1kg)
CoreX mark.svg
Rock stats
Durability150
Hardness30
Multiplier0.72
Base ore1

Locations[edit | edit source]

Sandstone rocks[edit | edit source]

Mine Members Amount Requirements
Desert Quarry P2P icon.png 17 None

Mineral deposits[edit | edit source]

Mine Members Amount Requirements
Menaphos VIP area mine P2P icon.png 3 The Jack of Spades and tier 7 overall reputation
Menaphos worker district mine P2P icon.png 3 The Jack of Spades

Loot[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 5 June 2017 (Update):
    • Mineral deposit that were supposed to be the concentrated versions added into the game with the Menaphos update.