Iron Ore is obtained by mining iron nodes with a pickaxe. It can also be found in Fishing Treasure Chests, Garbage Cans, or any of the 4 types of geode. It can be purchased from the Blacksmith for 150g.
Mining of Iron Ores. Iron ore is a type of mineral and rock from which metallic iron is extracted economically. This ore is normally rich in iron oxides and vary in color from dark grey, bright yellow and deep purple to rusty red.
IRON MINING: WHERE AND WHY? It was called the barren waste, this land that is now Michigan's Upper Peninsula. However, since its first iron ore shipment of two hundred pounds in 1846, the Upper Peninsula mines (below) have produced well over one billion tons of iron ore.
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Iron ore is unrefined iron.A player with a Mining level of at least 15 can mine iron ore from iron ore rocks, granting 35 Mining experience each.Iron ore's respawn times fluctuate, decreasing as the number of players increase on each server; on average, each iron rock takes ten seconds to replenish.
15+ (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe) Rune or Dragon pickaxe Ardougne cloak if using Monastery Mine Varrock armour (optional but gives 10% chance of mining two ores at once) Amulet of glory/Ring of dueling (optional)