Main article: Mining

Mine Ore is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. This is a radiant quest in which the Dragonborn can earn GoldIcon for selling ore.


Quest giver Quest giver's location Buys
Beitild Iron-Breaker Mine (Dawnstar) Iron Ore
Dushnamub Gloombound Mine (Eastmarch) Ebony Ore
Gestur Rockbreaker Rockwallow Mine (Hjaalmarch) Iron Ore
Gharol Dushnikh Mine (The Reach) Orichalcum Ore
Grogmar gro-Burzag Redbelly Mine (The Rift) Iron Ore
Kjeld Steamscorch Mine (Eastmarch) Malachite Ore
Leigelf Quicksilver Mine (Dawnstar) Quicksilver Ore
Pavo AttiusKolskeggr Mine (The Reach) Gold Ore
PerthSoljund's Sinkhole (The Reach) Moonstone Ore
Shuftharz Mor Khazgur Mine (The Reach) Orichalcum Ore
Skaggi Scar-Face Left Hand Mine (The Reach) Iron Ore
Thorgar Whistling Mine (Winterhold) Iron Ore
Verner Rock-Chucker Goldenrock Mine (Eastmarch) Corundum Ore

† Will buy ore once the quest "Kolskeggr Mine" has been completed.
‡ Will buy ore once the quest "Soljund's Sinkhole" has been completed.




  • This quest counts toward the favors for citizens, and is required to become Thane in Holds.
  • This quest does not have any stages or objectives.


Hard Worker (Achievement)
Hard Worker
Chop wood, mine ore, and cook food
Points 10 Gamer points
Bronze trophy