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Mining Spots

Discussion in 'Skyrim Guides and Tutorials' started by NikolaTesla, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. NikolaTesla

    NikolaTesla Admiral Sunna Kyndai

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    just post mining spots you've found and what is there. For example at the very tippy top of The throat of the World, where you find the notched pickaxe, theres 2 or 3 ebony ores and 1 or 2 mechadite (hope I spelled it right) ores, theses respawn every 72 hours i believe, Just sure the ones you've found here.
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    Auxilium In my opinion..

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    Found this awhile back when I first started the game..

    Corundum Ore can be found at:
    • Greywater Grotto, South Southwest of Helgen
    • Goldenrock mine at Darkwater Crossing, west of Mist watch.
    • Halted Stream Camp, left of the Transmute Spell Tome.
    • Pinepeak Cavern, north of Ivarstead.
    • Along the mountain edge north of Shor's Stone.
    • Eldergleam Sanctuary, on one of the edges
    • Broken Helm Hollow, east of Riften. when inside all to the back there's a chain pull it and there it is. 1 vein in main chamber.
    • Up in the mountains south of Hlaalu Farm and southeast of Brandy-Mug farm.
    • Northeast of Cragwallow Slope. At the mountainside on a rock underneath a pinetree.
    • Nchuand-Zel Excavation Site, in Markarth
    Ebony Ore can be found at:
    • Redbelly Mine, North of Riften
    • Mzulft, Southeast of Windhelm
    • Gloombound Mine, East of Kynesgrove (5+ of Ebony Deposits)
    • Throat of the World, Very top of the mountain
    Iron Ore can be found at:
    • Embershard Mine, located southeast of Riverwood.
    • Half-Moon Mill, north of Falkreath
    • Left Hand Mine, just southeast of Markarth.
    • Fort Fellhammer, south of Dawnstar .
    • Rockwallow Mine, East of Morthal
    • Halted Stream Camp, north of Whiterun.
    • Northwind Mine, southeast of Mist watch.
    • Iron-Breaker Mine, southeast in Dawnstar.
    • Saarthal
    • Whistling Mine, southeast of Winterhold.
    • 2 veins south-west of Sarethi Farm.
    • Southeast of Hollyfrost Farm near Windhelm - another can be found going further south up in the mountains, the ore being east of an unmarked hunting camp.
    • Northwest of Narzulbur, behind some rocks.
    • Southeast of Cragwallow Slope.
    • Traitor's Post. Follow the road going southwest.
    • Souteast of Riverside Shack. South of Windhelm.
    • Not far north of Eldergleam Sanctuary.
    • A bit southwest of Rorikstead. Another can be found just north of Rorikstead.
    • South Cold Rock Pass. Just to the right of the cave intrance.
    Moonstone Ore can be found at:
    • Mzulft, Southeast of Windhelm
    • Stony Creek Cave, Southeast of Windhelm
    • Soljund's Sinkhole, Southwest of Rorikstead
    Orichalcum Ore can be found at:
    • Bilegulch Mine, Southwest of Fort Sungard
    • On the southwestern side of the mountain on which Bonestrewn Crest is situated.
    Quicksilver Ore can be found at:
    • Quicksilver Mine, Northwest in Dawnstar
    Silver Ore can be found at:
    • The Bloodlet Throne, past the throne room.
    • When coming out of Markarth, cross the bridge and turn left up a hill where there should be some half dead trees, there will be a Silver Veil connected to the rock.
    • By Stendarr's Beacon east of Riften
    • Frostmere Crypt, just before Frostmere Depths
    • A small distance south from an unmarked hunting camp, south of Hollyfrost Farm near Windhelm
    • Along the path to the Throat of the World
    Malachite Ore can be found at:
    • The Throat of the World (Top)
    • Steamscorch Mine, near Kynesgrove
    Gold Ore can be found at:
    • Kolskeggr Mine, South of the Lover Stone near Markarth
    • Lost Prospect Mine, East of Rifton North of the mountains. In the cave all the ore is located behind the waterfall.
    • Greywater Grotto, South south west of Helgen on the map.
    • Greenspring Hallow. To the southeast near the water.
    • Fort Neugrad. Access through the Prison basement, across lake to the left.
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    The orc camp by Windhelm is by far the ritchest ebony mine I have seen. I got around 50 ores from that mine.
  4. Auxilium

    Auxilium In my opinion..

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    Yeah that's Gloombound Mine on the list.
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    NikolaTesla Admiral Sunna Kyndai

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    your list is so complete............ I feel ashamed now.................
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    NikolaTesla Admiral Sunna Kyndai

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    exactly! I was like wow............. i have not really thought about making a complete list or anything so thank you!
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    Another reason to add to the mod list. This should really be stickied and locked.
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    NikolaTesla Admiral Sunna Kyndai

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    Yes! or maybe not, people may still find some random ones or something,
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    true....you never know with games like this.
  11. Auxilium

    Auxilium In my opinion..

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    There are more, I can always add to the list.
    If people find some that aren't on the list, they can state it here and it will be added.

    Just a thought.
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    NikolaTesla Admiral Sunna Kyndai

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    good idea Aux.(i'm calling u that so I don't butcher your name when I type it.)
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    xSuoiveDx Dave, The Quiet One.

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    When you exit Bleak Falls Barrow there are 2 Corundum veins down the hill to the right.

    Ustengrav Depths - to the right of the first flame floor there is an Iron Ore Vein.
    Ustengrav Depths - To the right of the Word Wall on the ledge there is a Corundum Vein.
    Ustengrav Depths - Follow the wall around to the right from the Corundum Vein, jump down one ledge & jump over to another ledge & you will find a Silver Vein. It's to the left of the Waterfall.
    Ustengrav Depths - When you go down the first narrow walkway into the area above the Word Wall, if you walk back underneath that walkway and jump down 2 ledges you will find a Corundum Vein against the wall.

    Cragwallow Slope - In the cavern after the flooded one, there is a vein of Corundum on the right hand side between the tower & the wall.
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    BlackReach: Where else can you mine for soulstones?
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    Best place for good info
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    xSuoiveDx Dave, The Quiet One.

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    The list on UESP's Mining Page doesn't have all the locations the different types of Ore can be found. I am slowly covering the whole of Skyrim that is accessible & discovering Ore that isn't on any list. I'm documenting it as I go & will post it when I've got most of it completed.
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    TheListener Dark Brotherhood Assassin.

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    I found some corundum ore when i exited whiterun via the underforge!
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    xSuoiveDx Dave, The Quiet One.

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    I will be posting the full list of every mining spots next week, I'm nearly finished compiling what is where & is just putting it into 2 lists. One list is what you can find at each location A- Z & the other is set out the same as the ones above.
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    Lemnisc8 Bunny Protector and Thalmor Killer

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    I need some soul gems! I've heard that blackreach is the way to go and that it can be accessed through some dwarven ruins (which I was standing outside of when I turned it off before coming to work).

    *May contain spoiler*

    Are there any quest prequisites I need to know about before heading in there, are the veins easily accessable? I've mainly concentrated on side quests and haven't even brought the horn to the greybeards yet.

    *Fin*

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