Runite ore

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Runite ore
Runite ore.png
Released13 August 2001 (Update)
Quest itemNo
ExamineThis needs refining.
Value3,200 coins
High alch1,920 coins
Low alch1,280 coins
Weight2.267 kg
Grand Exchange
Exchange11,129 coins (info)
Buy limit4,500
Daily volume1,137,826
Advanced data
Item ID451
Runite ore detail.png

Runite ore can be mined at level 85 Mining providing 125 Mining experience. After a runite rock is mined, it will take twelve minutes until it reappears. Runite ore is used with eight coal to smelt runite bars. Smelting a runite bar gives 50 Smithing experience.

Wearing either superior mining gloves or expert mining gloves while mining a runite rock grants a 12.5% chance for the rock to not deplete upon mining a runite ore, allowing you to mine an additional ore before depleting.

Ore chance[edit | edit source]

At 99 mining, runite ore has a 19/256 chance of depletion every 3 ticks (1.8 seconds), when using a rune pickaxe. In the case of a rune pickaxe, the expected amount of time for success is 256/19 * 3 ticks, roughly 24.25 seconds.

For the median time to success, consider that the chance of not getting the rock. x rolls is (237/256)^x. Solve for (237/256)^x = 0.5, you get x = 8.99 approximately. So median time (i.e. the time after which 50% of rocks would be mined) is 8.99 * 3 ticks, which is about 16.18 seconds.

Mining Info[edit | edit source]

Runite Rock
Level requiredMining 85
Mining XP125 xp
RockRunite rock
Required toolPickaxe
Respawn time12 minutes
6 minutes in Mining Guild

Products[edit | edit source]

Runite bar.pngRunite bar
(Normal furnace)
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  • Smithing 85
  • Smithing 50
Runite bar.pngRunite bar
(Blast furnace)
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  • Smithing 85
  • Smithing 50
Runite bar.pngRunite bar
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  • Smithing 85
  • Magic 43
  • Smithing 50
  • Magic 53

Locations[edit | edit source]

See runite rock

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
Abyssal Sire350 Multicombat.png(noted)4/139
Ancient Wyvern210 Multicombat.png2–3 (noted)3/132
Barbarian Assault/Rewards HighN/A Casket.png20 (noted)1/32
Brimstone chestN/A Casket.png10–15 (noted)1/30
Brutal black dragon318 Multicombat.png(noted)2/128
Brutal blue dragon271 Multicombat.png(noted)2/128
Brutal red dragon289 Multicombat.png(noted)2/128
Cerberus318 Multicombat.png(noted)3/128
Chambers of XericN/A Casket.png1–65 (noted)2 × 1/33
Corporeal Beast785 Multicombat.png20 (noted)12/512
Dark beast182 Multicombat.png(noted)1/128
Elven Crystal ChestN/A Casket.png7–109/256
Gargoyle111 Multicombat.png12/128
Grotesque Guardians Multicombat.png3–6 (noted)2 × 4/137
Larran's big chestN/A Casket.png15–20 (noted)2/60
Larran's small chestN/A Casket.png5–10 (noted)2/60
Lizardman shaman150 Multicombat.png3–5 (noted)4/250
Long-tailed Wyvern152 Multicombat.png1–2 (noted)3/123
Marble gargoyle349 Multicombat.png13 × 2/128
Nex Multicombat.png2–28 (noted)Uncommon
Night beast374 Multicombat.png(noted)3 × 1/128
Phosani's Nightmare Multicombat.png11–26 (noted)2/100
Revenant cyclops82 Multicombat.png2–41/52.97
Revenant dark beast120 Multicombat.png2–41/30.94
Revenant demon98 Multicombat.png2–41/43.76
Revenant dragon135 Multicombat.png2–41/24.87
Revenant goblin15 Multicombat.png2–41/431.95
Revenant hellhound90 Multicombat.png2–41/47.93
Revenant hobgoblin60 Multicombat.png2–41/90.37
Revenant imp7 Multicombat.png2–41/756.25
Revenant knight126 Multicombat.png2–41/26.61
Revenant maledictus397 Multicombat.png2–41/24.87
Revenant ork105 Multicombat.png2–41/36.3
Revenant pyrefiend52 Multicombat.png2–41/102.26
Reward casket (master)N/A Casket.png5–8 (noted)1/30.3
Rock golem (monster) High level120; 159 Multicombat.png11/128
Rune dragon380 Multicombat.png2–5 (noted)6/127
Runite rock85 Mining icon.png1Always
Sarachnis318 Multicombat.png4–6 (noted)1/100
Shop Counter (ore)82 Thieving icon.png1Unknown
Spitting Wyvern139 Multicombat.png1–2 (noted)3/123
Spoils of warN/A Casket.png4–8 (noted)3 × 1/90
Supply crateN/A Casket.png1–2 (noted)Varies
Taloned Wyvern147 Multicombat.png1–2 (noted)3/123
Theatre of BloodN/A Casket.png60–72 (noted)3 × 1/30
Vyrewatch Sentinel151 Multicombat.png12/93
Zalcano336 Multicombat.png3–27 (noted)2/36
Zulrah725 Multicombat.png(noted)2 × 11/248

Shop locations[edit | edit source]

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TzHaar-Hur-Rin's Ore and Gem StoreMor Ul Rek11m Tokkul 25.png 4,800Tokkul 25.png 480Member icon.png
TzHaar-Hur-Rin's Ore and Gem Store (Ironman)Mor Ul Rek11m Tokkul 25.png 4,800Tokkul 25.png 480Member icon.png
TzHaar-Hur-Lek's Ore and Gem StoreMor Ul Rek01m Tokkul 25.png 4,800Tokkul 25.png 480Member icon.png
TzHaar-Hur-Rin's Ore and Gem Store (Karamja gloves, Ironman)Mor Ul Rek11m Tokkul 25.png 4,160Tokkul 25.png 1,120Member icon.png
TzHaar-Hur-Rin's Ore and Gem Store (Karamja gloves)Mor Ul Rek11m Tokkul 25.png 4,160Tokkul 25.png 1,120Member icon.png
TzHaar-Hur-Lek's Ore and Gem Store (Karamja gloves)Mor Ul Rek01m Tokkul 25.png 4,160Tokkul 25.png 1,120Member icon.png
Hendor's Awesome OresMining Guild02m Coins 1000.png 3,200Coins 1000.png 2,240Free-to-play icon.png
Petrified Pete's Ore ShopVolcanic MineN/A855N/AMember icon.png