Best place to find mining veins?

#1WuyunkPosted 11/14/2011 10:05:21 AM
I want to go mining for ores, but I haven't come across one mine in my 20hrs of gameplay yet >_< Lots of caves with no veins in them, but no actual mines :(

Does anyone know some good mines so I can go look them up and deplete them? :D
#2LateForTeaTimePosted 11/14/2011 10:11:14 AM
Bumping this for you. Also want an answer. Anyone found good spots or can direct to a guide with them?
#3udomaPosted 11/14/2011 10:12:50 AM
There's a phenomenal Ebony mine next to an Orc Stronghold just SE of Windhelm
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#4DotiDwellerPosted 11/14/2011 10:13:45 AM

I've just been exploring and heading to the mines as they show up on the map.  Plus, I looked up a list of mines and the ores they contained online and it gave directions for them (if you're interested).  I didn't use those directions, I decided to just explore until I hit a point where I can't do any smithing because I can't find any.

#5TuffEnuff81Posted 11/14/2011 10:13:53 AM
What ore you looking for?

Theres a mine just North of Whiterun that has around 15 Iron Veins.
#6Chrono Trigger RulesPosted 11/14/2011 10:15:52 AM
I was wondering this as well, also do you need the pickaxe equiped or just to be in your inventory?
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#7JkickitPosted 11/14/2011 10:17:49 AM
Inventory.
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#8Wuyunk(Topic Creator)Posted 11/14/2011 10:23:28 AM
Cool, ill go check that whiterun one out after I get done following this farmer and his cow to see if he really does go and give it to the giants lol
#9woogieePosted 11/14/2011 10:24:17 AM
Theres a thread on where to find all types of Ore on this or the PS3 board, don't remember. Search ore.
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#10shadowfreeze88Posted 11/14/2011 10:26:49 AM
You can also equip a pickaxe and swing at it to mine the ore slightly faster then using it out of your inventory. You can even dual wield the pickaxes and go ape**** crazy on dat ore.
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