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Corundum Ore is a crafting material found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Corundum ore is used to make corundum ingots at a smelter. Smelting it together with iron ore produces steel ingots.

Corundum Ore VeinsEdit

Corundum ore veins can be mined with a pickaxe. Each vein, when mined, has a chance to produce a precious gem. The ores in the mines respawn after one month, Skyrim time, while ores found outdoors generally respawn after ten days.


Corundum Ore can be found in the following places:


Source Weight WeightIcon Gold GoldIcon Ingot Weight WeightIcon Gold GoldIcon
Corundum Ore (2) 2 40 Corundum Ingot 1 40
Corundum Ore, Iron Ore 2 22 Steel Ingot 1 20


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  • What ore would Corundum be compared to in real life?

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    • I think, corundum is a some kind of copper ore, for example, malachite . Because addition of very small amount of copper into the Fe-C sys...
    • Speaking as a professional chemist: The carbon used to make steel actually comes from CHARCOAL ASH.  This could be from the very fires used ...

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