WoW World of Warcraft Mining
Another of the gathering professions, Mining might be the most useful one. Mining is used to extract ore from metal veins/deposits. Metal is used in the Blacksmithing profession and the Engineering profession. Mining is also the main source of gems and stones.
Learn the ins and outs of mining by reading the guides and strategies at Skryer.
Mining is also a skill that fits every class but is often paired up with Engineering and/or Blacksmithing. Just like with herbs you will encounter mineral veins many times when you quest or travel, therefore itís a good idea to train the Mining skill to get some extra money, metal sells very well.
Another part of the Mining skill is the Smelting skill. You get it as you train the Mining skill and it is used to smelt ore into metal bars. Smelting requires you to be near a forge, they can be found in every major city.