Dec 19, 2012· Gold Ore can be purchased from Blacksmith merchants or found: 17 veins in Kolskeggr Mine, South of the Lover Stone near Markarth. Also 3 ore pieces and 4 ingots (2 of which are stashed in a caravan box.) Total ore here = 54. 2 veins in Blackreach. 3 veins in Lost Prospect Mine, East of Riften, North of the mountains.