Iron can be bought for around 100 gold pieces each at the Block Shop. You can also sell them for around 34 gold pieces. If you are in need of crafting tools, this is best to buy iron blocks with any kind of fuel instead of iron bars.
- It is one of the few minerals that is found at any depth (below 100 depth).
- Large amounts of it can be found on a world with the map seed 420 or 200 (needs verification).
- Iron bars sell for more gold pieces than iron itself. See also: Crafting Money
- Buying iron blocks and any kind of fuel are cheaper. Iron blocks are 100 gold pieces, while iron bars are 500 gold pieces. You would want to insist on smelting the blocks into bars rather than purchasing iron bars from the Item Shop.