As of patch 6.0.3
I jumped on my mining alt and went different places in order to tally up the amount of ore that can be obtained in each zone with the best supply. The information below does not pertain to going into caves or mines in order to gather the ore, unless stated otherwise. Normally I skip those places because unless the ore respawns by the time you’re running out, you’re wasting time not getting ore by figuring out how to get out of the area. Also, I’m going to automatically assume everyone has flying for the zones listed, as most of them aren’t suitable for land mounts alone.
Every ten nuggets grants you an ore, so I’ll simply be stating how much ore I’d gathered.
Each zone was mined in for 30 minutes.
I was kind of iffy about farming here, because it didn’t look like I’d get very many ore from the somewhat slim amount of tin nodes through the whole route. It’s a decent place, though.
- Tin Ore: 116
- Silver Ore: 15
- Coarse Stone: 130
There’s a cave with quite a bit of ore inside of it, and the ore stayed there every time I did a lap around the route, so it might be worth going in there. Near the bottom is an area where Iron Ore is, but I decided to ignore that area, focusing on the Tin.
- Tin Ore: 198
- Silver Ore: 20
- Coarse Stone: 295