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Notice: Competition for many ore types is high. You may find it difficult to make a large profits at ores close to your mining level. It is best to mine ores if you are 10 levels above the requirements. Also, wearing an Amulet of glory and Ring of wealth may also increase coins per hour as you will have a higher chance of mining gems.In higher populated worlds, rocks respawn faster.
|Level 1||Mine rune essence in Aubury or in Varrock Members with 66 Magic can instead go to Wizard Distentor at the Wizards' Guild in Yanille, which is closer to a bank.|
|Level 1||Mining clay in West Varrock Mine, Dwarven Mine, or near the Crafting Guild. Using a bracelet of clay while mining will yield soft clay instead, resulting in higher profits.|
|Level 10||Shooting Stars give stardust that can be exchanged for a reward of gold ore, cosmic runes, astral runes and coins. This reward can only be received once per day, but can be a good way to make easy money at lower levels. The maximum reward is 20 gold ore, 152 cosmic runes, 52 astral runes and 50,002 coins. Lower amounts are received for less stardust. Higher mining levels may make it easier to obtain the full reward. More information can be found here: Shooting Stars|
|Level 15||Mine iron ore in the Dwarven mine just outside of the Hidden Resource Dungeon. Three iron rocks are located very close to the Resource Dungeon entrance, which houses a deposit box and allows for extremely fast banking. With this method and good mining gear (Dragon pickaxe and Varrock armour), approximately 868 iron ores per hour may be mined, which can yield up to 30,380 xp per hour.|
|Level 20||Silver ore sells for 111 coins each, and is found in the Crafting guild, West Varrock Mine and Al Kharid mine. Silver ore rocks only respawn every 2 minutes, So mining other ores is recommended.|
Recommended: 15 Dungeoneering
|Coal sells for 170 coins each. Players can use the coal trucks west of Seers' Village for more efficient mining. At the coal trucks your profit will be higher. The Seer's headband will increase the amount Stankers will allow in the coal trucks. Players with 15 Dungeoneering can mine coal in the hidden resource dungeon located in the dwarven mine which contains more coal rocks than at seer village. There is a bank deposit box near the entrance of the mine, which means that there is no need to go to a bank.|
|Level 30||At level 30 mining, players can mine Pure Essence from the Rune Essence Mine.|
|Level 40||Players can mine gold ore in the Dwarven Mines, the Rimmington Mine, Al-Kharid mine, near Brimhaven, Tzhaar City, Crafting Guild, (40 Crafting Required) North Keldagrim mining area, (Forgiveness of a Chaos Dwarf required) and the mine under the Grand Tree (Grand Tree quest required).The Arzinian Mine is recommended which has one-hundred and forty-six rocks. A nearby Dwarven boatman, east of the mine entrance, banks the player's gold ore for a charge of 20% of the gold ores, rounded up.|
|Level 40||Mining gem rocks in Shilo Village can be very crowded but players can still make a lot of money. You can get lesser valued gems like uncut opals but you can also mine uncut emeralds, rubies, and diamonds which sell for 3,328, 5,068 and 8,915 coins respectively. Another option for players with 75 Dungeoneering is the use the Al Kharid resource dungeon, this area is usually less crowded. A Gem bag from Dungeoneering (with 25 Dungeoneering, 25 crafting), allowing storage of up to 100 gems from Sapphires to Diamonds. The far more common semi-precious gems can be cut and then crafted into bolt tips using a chisel for some fletching and crafting experience, but you will lose money. Banking all gems may earn more money depending on the time spent.|
|Level 45||Mining granite can be fast experience and make money. By using the Bandit Camp Lodestone players can walk south to the Western desert mining site. It is recommended to use Waterskins and Desert Robes to prevent damage from dehydration.
Level 45 Dungeoneering
|Mine the five mithril rocks in the Mining Guild, the two rocks in the Dwarven mine, the eight mithril rocks in the Mining guild resource dungeon, and the six mithril rocks in theDwarven mine resource dungeon. Use the deposit box inside the Dwarven resource dungeon for faster trips.
|Level 61||Mining in the Mining Guild can make coal mining alot faster as there are many coal rocks inside the Guild and the Guild is very close to the eastern bank in Falador along with the deposit box inside the Dwarven mine resource dungeon with a level of 15 Dungeoneering required. Using a Coal bag is also recommended.|
|Level 70||Mine Adamantite ore in the Mining guild resource dungeon and the Dwarven mine on seven total rocks. You can increase profits by obtaining mithril while mining adamantite. Use the deposit box inside the Dwarven resource dungeon for faster trips.
|Level 70||Mine Adamantite ore in the Jatizso mine with twelve total rocks. You can increase profits by obtaining mithril while mining adamantite.|
|Level 77||Mining concentrated coal in the Living Rock Caverns is one of the best ways to make money while mining. World 84 has a network of players mining, fishing, and killing rock monsters, so you're less likely to be attacked by monsters.
|Level 80||Mine concentrated gold in the Living Rock Caverns. World 84 has a network of players mining, fishing, and killing rock monsters, so you're less likely to be attacked by monsters.
|Level 85||Mining Runite ore can be profitable as is the most expensive ore in the game selling for 10,390 coins each. You can mine runite at the Heroes' Guild, at the single runite rock on the Fremennik Isles, or in the Lava Maze, although this location is very dangerous. Most players who mine runite tend to switch worlds rather than wait for the ore to respawn. The amount of time world hopping and waiting decreases the profit per hour. Another effective method of mining runite is using the superior locator, a reward from Mobilising Armies to teleport you to runite rocks. Beware that you can be teleported to the wilderness. After the release of the Dwarven resource dungeon, it is possible to mine Runite ore quite safely in the Mining guild resource dungeon(Requires 45 Dungeoneering for access.) There is also a convenient bank deposit box close by. Profit was estimated from mining rune in wilderness without being attacked.
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