Tin rock

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Tin rocks contain tin ore that can be mined with a pickaxe. It can be mined with a Mining level of at least 1. 1 tin ore and 1 copper ore can be smelted into a bronze bar.

Mining[edit | edit source]

Tin rock.png Tin rock
Mining levelMining-icon.png 1Critical hit chance
OutputTin ore10%15%
CoreYes check.svgMining-icon.png 2Mining-icon.png 8
Stone spiritTin stone spirit.png TinRockertunity multiplier
GeodeSedimentary geode.png Sedimentaryx5x6
Rock statsMining-icon.png 6-
Durability40Double ore chance
Hardness05%10%
Multiplier0.66Mining-icon.png 4Mining-icon.png 5
Base ore1Geode chance
Varrock armour double chance10%15%
Varrock armour 1.png4%--

Locations[edit | edit source]

Mine Members Amount Requirements
Ashdale mine F2P icon.png 2 none
Burthorpe mine F2P icon.png 9 None
Desert Mining Camp P2P icon.png 4 Tourist Trap
Dwarven bronze mine F2P icon.png 5 none
Lumbridge south-east mine F2P icon.png 3 None
Rimmington mine F2P icon.png 2 None
Tutorial Island mine F2P icon.png 4 Partial completion of Tutorial Island
Varrock south-east mine F2P icon.png 1 None
Varrock south-west mine F2P icon.png 2 None

Loot[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Only when using a Juju mining potion or Perfect juju mining potion
  2. ^ For an accurate drop chance see the mining rate calculator

Graphical updates[edit | edit source]

Tin rocks were updated in March 2011 with the Lumbridge Swamp graphical rework, however they weren't updated in other areas until the release of 2011 Easter event. They were updated again with the release of Mining and Smithing rework in January 2019.

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 21 January 2019 (Update):
    • The mine to the south east of Varrock now houses tin ore, as previously stated on the world map icon tooltip.
    • The Varrock south-east mining icon now includes tin ore (but not enough to spawn rockertunities).
  • update 7 January 2019 (Update):
    • Tin rocks have been graphically updated.
  • 31 January 2012 (Update):
    • Mining rocks and veins have been renamed using the respective ore names.
  • update 19 April 2011 (Update):
    • The graphical update to mining rocks released with the Lumbridge Swamp improvement has been applied across the rest of the game.
  • update 15 March 2011 (Update):
    • Tin rocks have been graphically updated in Lumbridge Swamp.
  • update 4 January 2001 (Update):
    • Added to game.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Tin ore, 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.