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General Mining

Pic of Miner Upgrade to an Iron Pickaxe as soon as possible. It will reduce your mining time by 50% or more.
If you need Gems for Jewelry crafting or Gem Augment slots, always switch to Mining Luck gear while mining. This will increase your chance of recovering gemstones while mining.

Iron Ore

Pic of Iron Vein Iron Ore can be spotted a good distance away by its jagged features. Boulders are smooth.
Iron Ore will usually be found in a set of three nodes: Large, medium, and small.
The nodes may source T2 gems if your Mining Luck is high enough.

Silver Ore

Pic of Silver Ore Silver Ore requires a Mining Skill of 25?? to mine.
This ore is usually only found as small nodes. Most Wolf Caves have Silver. One mine in the North Everfall area had 5 or 6 small nodes.
The nodes may source T2 gems if your Mining Luck is high enough.

Gold Ore

Pic of Gold Ore Gold Ore requires a Mining Skill of 90 to mine.
Usually found in a set of three nodes; Large, medium, and small.
Two caves were found with Gold. One is protected by L14 mobs, the other by L21. Two or three small nodes were on the outside of each cave, so check the area.
The nodes may source T3 gems if your Mining Luck is high enough.

Platinum Ore

Pic of Platinum Ore Found in caves north of Brightwood guarded by high level mobs; bring friends.
The nodes probably source T4 gems if your Mining Luck is high enough.

Oil

Pic of Oil Oil requires a Mining Skill of 70?? to mine.
Oil is found in the swamplands. Weaver's Fen had several nodes in the southern area. The easiest to get to was just outside the Settlement on the SE side.
It looks like an oil pool and is identified as "Seeping Rocks??".