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Gold Ore

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


Gold ore is used to make gold ingots at a smelter. It is not possible to make armor or weapons from it (although one can use it to improve the Dragon Priest Mask Konahrik), but it is possible to make jewelry.


Gold Ores may be transmuted from iron and silver ore using the Transmute Mineral Ore Alteration spell.

Gold Ore VeinEdit

Gold Ore Veins are mined with a pickaxe to obtain Gold Ore. Each vein, when mined, has a chance to produce a precious gem, like all other ore veins.


Gold Ore can be purchased from Blacksmith merchants, found as loot, or mined:


Source Weight WeightIcon Septims GoldIcon Ingot Weight WeightIcon Septims GoldIcon
Gold Ore (2) 1 50 Gold Ingot 1 100





  • Pavo Attius is a known buyer of gold ore. He will buy any gold ore the Dragonborn currently has, at 50 GoldIcon per piece of ore.
  • Gold ore veins look quite similar to Corundum Ore veins, though Corundum veins have more of an orange cast.


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