What can you mine diamond ore with?

Can you mine diamond ore with TNT?

TNT isn’t the easiest tool to get hold of, and you’re frankly unlikely to have enough of it going spare to use on diamond mining until fairly late in the game. … So if you find a seam of diamond ore using either of the above methods, you can chuck a bunch of TNT at it, step back, and collect your diamonds.

Can you smelt diamond ore?

Smelting. Note: Diamond Ore can only be smelted if obtained through Silk Touch. In normal circumstances, Diamond Ore drops Diamonds when mined.

Is diamond ore blast resistant?

As long as the diamond is not visible in the 1×2 tunnel, it should survive the blast (as long as it’s hiding behind stone and not dirt or gravel).

Can Gold Break diamond ore?

The diamond ore block itself (rather than its diamond drops) can be obtained by mining it with an iron, diamond or netherite pickaxe with the Silk Touch enchantment. When mined without Silk Touch, diamond ore drops a single diamond.


Block Diamond Ore Deepslate Diamond Ore
Golden 1.25 1.9

Can you mine diamonds with a gold pickaxe?

Diamond ore can only be mined with an iron pickaxe or better (better meaning gold, diamond, or netherite).

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Can you mine Netherite with iron pick?

You can only use a netherite or diamond pickaxe to mine this item.

What level can you strip mine at?

While Y-level 12 was the optimal level for strip mining, that level has now been lowered to Y-level -35.

How rare is a 10 vein of diamonds?

Any diamond vein has approximately a 1 in 200 chance to be a 10-vein. (I think). But the chance that a cave system or something else will break the diamond vein is about 1 in 4 (which is another guess), which will decrease the chance to about 1 in 100,000,000,000,000,000,000. (1 in 100 quintillion).