My Time At Sandrock Gecko Station Ruins: How To Get Iron Ore

My Time At Sandrock Gecko Station Ruins: How To Get Iron Ore
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Kiera Mills


3rd Jun 2022 16:09

In My Time At Sandrock Iron Ore is a high value crafting material available to collect from the Gecko Station Ruins. There are four different ruins in My Time At Sandrock, to unlock the Gecko Station Ruins and the capability of mining Iron Ore, you’ll have to follow a few key missions. To learn which quests you need to complete, how to unlock Iron Ore and where the Gecko Station Ruins are, read on.

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My Time At Sandrock: Iron Ore Location

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Iron Ore in My Time At Sandrock is available once the player has travelled to the Gecko Station Ruins and completed the ‘Operation De-Geelate’ and following ‘In Trusses We Trust’ quest to repair the town’s bridge. This unlocks a new ruins area where Iron Ore can be excavated, and higher value materials like gemstones can be found

My Time At Sandrock Iron Ore: How To Unlock The Gecko Station Ruins

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The ‘Operation De-Geelate’ quest is issued mid-Autumn of your first year, on day eight Matilda will send the player a letter informing them that the train service will no longer function due to structural damage of the bridge, majorly affecting the town’s water supply.

The subsequent town meeting by the Town Hall issues the ‘Operation De-Geelate’ quest, where the player is tasked with building a Suspended Tram Cart. Do this and follow the quest to clear out the Gecko Station Ruins.

The bridge will still need repaired after this encounter so, attend the fireside meeting the following day and the Matilda will stress the importance of the entire community pitching in to help rebuild the bridge. You can visit each of the townsfolk and request that they help contribute with the repair to ensure this.

 Sleep and the next day Heidi will visit to outline her plans for fixing the bridge. She will ask you to make two Trusses. Completing this and bridge related commissions will help towards fixing the bridge and unlocking the Gecko Station Ruins. To successfully complete the Trusses you’ll need upgraded machinery, including an upgraded Furnace. The crafting recipe for this is available at the Research Centre from Qi.

Once you’ve completed the quests ‘Operation De-Geelate’ and ‘In Trusses We Trust’ to fix the bridge, Iron Scrap will also become available at the Eufaula Salvage Yard and Shop. Simply rest and the following day from the ‘Operation De-Geelate’ quest, Rocky will mail the player with information containing how to purchase Iron Ore.


My Time At Sandrock Iron Ore Uses

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To recycle Iron Scrap into ore, you’ll need an upgraded Recycler machine. You’ll also need an upgraded Civil Furnace to create Steel Bars and Manganese Steel Bars which are made from Iron Ore and used in higher level crafting specs.

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