This article is about areas containing rocks. For the skill, see Mining.
Mines and mining sites are areas where ores for Mining can be found. These may be above ground (sites) or under ground (mines) and are scattered in fair number around Gielinor. Some of these locations are accessible only after certain quests are complete, some are members only.
Standard mines Edit
The table below lists the mines that contain any of the 'standard' ore rocks: clay, copper, tin, iron, silver, coal, gold, mithril, adamantite, and runite. See 'Other mines' below for mines that contain other types of mineable rocks.
Mine names in italics are members-only mines.
|Map||Name or location||Clay||Copper||Tin||Iron||Silver||Coal||Gold||Mithril||Adamantite||Runite||Notes and hazards|
|Al Kharid mining site||3||1||9||5+1 fully exhausted silver rock||3||2||3||2||
Aka Chasm or Scorpion mine; has a rock slope which can be climbed with the proper Agility level. One of the rocks has a very long respawn time.
Dangerous scorpions often interrupt mining!
|Legends' Guild mining site||11||13||Between East Ardougne and the Legends' Guild.|
|Ardougne sewers mine||5||5||In the central portion of the Ardougne Sewers.|
|South-east Ardougne mining site||6||4||On the approach to the Monastery (Kandarin) south of East Ardougne.|
|Battlefield mining site||3||Near the Ourania Cave south of West Ardougne.|
|Dondakan's mine||146||Between a Rock... quest required. Entry requires a Gold helmet. Mine is next to Keldagrim South-West Mine (see below for further useful details).|
|Barbarian Village mining site||5||4||Lacks copper ore needed for bronze|
|North-west Karamja mining site||10||On members side of Karamja island, north-west of Brimhaven near the rope swing to Moss Giant Island.|
|Brimhaven mining site||6||On members side of Karamja island, south-west of Brimhaven near the Brimhaven Dungeon entrance.|
|Coal Trucks||18||West of Seers' Village; coal trucks can hold up to 120 coal. Place coal in trucks near mine, then remove coal from trucks in shed near bank.|
|Crafting Guild mining site||6||6||7||Level 40 Crafting and a brown apron required for entry to the guild.|
|Desert Mining Camp surface mining site||4||4||3||4||In the Kharidian Desert at the Desert Mining Camp. The Tourist Trap quest required.|
|Desert Mining Camp underground mining site||4||5||6||In the Kharidian Desert under the Desert Mining Camp. The Tourist Trap quest required. The only mineable rocks are deep in the mine, with the tin on the final north-west branch and the others on the north-east branch.|
|Dorgeshuun mine||9||12||The Lost Tribe quest required. Must have Light source.|
Located northeast of Draynor Village.
|Dwarven Mine||5||11||10||9||11||2||2||3||Scorpions and King Scorpions are in the south-eastern section.|
|Edgeville dungeon mine||2||2||3||3||6||1||2||Skeletons and Hobgoblins in the mining area; other monsters on approaches to the mining area.|
|Evil Chicken's Lair mine||4||3||4||4||2||At the Evil Chicken's Lair in north-west Zanaris. Partial completion of the Recipe for Disaster quest required. Black dragons!|
|East Fremennik Isles mining site||3||On the surface on the island due north of Jatizso.|
|West Fremennik Isles mining site||3||On the surface on the island due north of Jatizso.|
|Keldagrim entrance mining site||9||2||In Fremennik Province near the entrance to Keldagrim.|
|Grand Tree mine||9||8||4||11||4||4||3||The Grand Tree quest required; Giant bats.|
|Heroes' Guild mine||11||2||2||2||Hero's Quest required.|
|Bandit camp mining site (in the Wilderness)||16||20||22||8||Hobgoblins, Level 45 Wilderness.|
|Lletya mining site||7||Players must pass through the dangerous forest of Isafdar to reach the mine.|
|Jatizso mine||11||7||8||15||11||On the island of Jatizso, west of the city. Ice trolls are in the northern half of the mine.|
|Karamja mining site||1||1||1||2||2||Also known as Nature altar mine because of its proximity to the entrance to that altar. In the centre of Karamja, north of Shilo Village.|
|Karamja Volcano mine||4||Skeletons.|
|Keldagrim north mine||8||10||2||In Keldagrim; after Forgiveness of a Chaos Dwarf quest.|
|Keldagrim north-east mine||9||In Keldagrim; The Giant Dwarf quest must at least be started.|
|Keldagrim south-west mine||2||5||4||5||1||In Keldagrim area. Some of the mine is across the river;pay the Dwarven Ferryman on south bank 2 coins to get there. Once there, the dwarven ferryman on the west bank will transport ore to the bank for you, at a cost of some of the ore.|
|Uzer mining site||10||In the Kharidian Desert north of Uzer. Considered very inconvenient because of its remote location and the Desert heat.|
|Nardah mining site||5||In the Kharidian Desert about half way between Pollnivneach and Sophanem. Considered inconvenient because of its location and the Desert heat.|
|Western desert mining site||4||2||In the Kharidian Desert south of the Bandit Camp (Kharidian Desert) and west of Jaldraocht Pyramid; beware Desert heat. Easily accessible via the Camulet or the Jaldraocht teleport of the Pharaoh's sceptre. Also has Granite and Sandstone rocks.|
|Lava Maze Dungeon mine||1||In the Lava Maze Dungeon, surrounded by Black Dragons. In wilderness, so player killers can attack.|
|Lunar Isle Mine||6||7||In the north-east on Lunar Isle. Suqahs. Gems and essence can also be mined here.|
|Lumbridge Swamp training mining site||5||5||Near Lumbridge Swamp south-east of Lumbridge. Safe place for low level miners.|
|West Lumbridge Swamp mining site||7||5||2||ear Lumbridge Swamp south-west of Lumbridge. Higher level rocks than south-east mine.|
|Managing Miscellania mining site||(9)||Northern Miscellania. Players cannot keep coal mined here but instead can obtain coal from the kingdom. See Throne of Miscellania and Royal Trouble for details.|
|Miscellania and Etceteria Dungeon mine||4||Near homes in Miscellania & Etceteria Dungeon. Part of Royal Trouble must be completed before it can be accessed. Ore from this mine can be kept, unlike in the Miscellania coal mine.|
|Mining Guild||37||5||Entrance is in Falador. Level 60 mining required to enter guild.|
|See the tour of the mine||Mort Ridge Mine||2||14||12||8||26||11||18||Haunted Mine quest required. Levels 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6 have ore rocks.|
|North Crandor mining site||7||3||1||Travel through Karamja|
|Central Fremennik Isles mining site||7||1||Ice trolls on way to mine.|
|Pirates' Hideout mining site||1||4||4||1||By the Pirates' Hideout in Wilderness!|
|Piscatoris mining site||2||2||2||3||South of the Piscatoris Fishing Colony.|
|Port Khazard mining site||2||2||2||At Port Khazard. Note that the ore rocks are in two locations. The Fight Arena mine is listed below.|
|Rellekka mining site||4||3||7||North-east of Rellekka.|
|Rimmington mining site||2||5||2||6||2||Near the house portal at Rimmington.|
|North Edgeville mining site||2||3||Skeletons; Level 6 Wilderness.|
|Falador mining site||2||6||3||2||South of Taverley. Closest bank is Falador west bank, for players who can use the Agility shortcut at the broken portion of the western Falador city wall, or Taverley south west bank.|
|South Crandor mining site||3||7||3||Travel through Karamja|
|Taverley Mine||11||10||10||North west of Taverley, closest bank is Burthorpe, Smithing and Crafting facilities directly outside|
|Mourner Tunnels mine||1||In the Temple of Light dungeon, accessible via the Mourners' headquarters in West Ardougne or via the Death altar. Mourning's Ends Part II quest required. Access via Teleport crystal after Within the Light quest. Dark beasts!|
|TzHaar City mine||3||3||In TzHaar City.|
|TzHaar mine||8||3||2||In tunnels found during TokTz-Ket-Dill quest (mineable after the quest).|
|South-east Varrock mining site||9||6||4||Also known as South-East Varrock Mine. Bears, Giant rats, and Unicorns nearby.|
|South-west Varrock mining site||3||8||3||3||Also known as South-West Varrock Mine. Muggers.|
|Southern wilderness mining site||2||3||Also known as Skeleton mine or Wilderness coal mine; Skeleton; Level 9 Wilderness.|
|Lava Maze runite mining site||2||Level 61 Wilderness!|
|Fight Arena mining site||4||2||7||9||1||2||
North-east of Yanille. Although actually next to the Fight Arena and Port Khazard, it is commonly called the Yanille Mine, because Yanille has the closest full-service bank. (There is a bank deposit box in Port Khazard.) There are two Port Khazard mines listed above and this Fight Arena mine.
|Mining site south east of draynor manor, near the start of Love Story.||4|
|South-Western Wilderness mining site||34||Level 12 wilderness, beware of Player Killers.|
Other mines Edit
- The Asgarnian Ice Dungeon mine is a mine with Blurite rocks.
- Arandar also has a limestone quarry.
- The Limestone quarry is a mine with Limestone.
- The Living Rock Caverns boast concentrated coal and concentrated gold, which allow more than one ore to be mined per rock.
- The Lunar Isle Mine has gem rocks and essence.
- The Quarry in the Western desert also has Granite and Sandstone rocks in addition to its clay and coal rocks. This location is affected by Desert heat.
- Meiyerditch mine is the only location where Daeyalt veins, and therefore Daeyalt ore, are located. The only way to access this mine is to get caught by a vyrewatch and choose to option to go to the mine.
- The Rune Essence mine can be mined for rune essence and pure essence.
- Shilo Village mining site has a few gem rocks.
- Stone slabs can be mined during and after the TokTz-Ket-Dill quest in the TzHaar mine. The slabs have no use other than in the quest or for building the volcanic habitat in your POH Menagerie.
- Witchaven mine contains many Rubium veins.