Why can’t I mine diamonds?

Why can’t I mine ore in Minecraft?

If the iron ore breaks without dropping something, you are probably using a wooden pickaxe. A wooden pickaxe only works on stone and coal blocks. Try to use a stone pickaxe (same way to construct it, but with cobblestone instead of planks. You will see the iron ore will drop and you can pick it up.

Why did my diamond disappear in Minecraft?

You need a iron pickaxe to mine diamond. Wood can only mine stone and coal. There’s a general rule that if it takes a long time to break, you won’t get anything (there are exceptions, like bedrock). To mine diamond ore you need AT LEAST an Iron Pickaxe (takes 1-2 seconds to mine with that).

Can you mine diamond with gold AXE?

Although it may be tempting to use stone tools for digging to save the durability of iron tools, remember that diamond ore does not drop diamonds when mined with a wood, stone, or gold pickaxe.

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
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What biome has the most diamonds?

Diamonds Are More Common in Deserts, Savannas, and Mesas. After doing some research I do believe that Diamonds are more common(but still a little rare) in Deserts.

Are Diamonds faster than gold?

Gold Pickaxes are faster than Diamond by around . 3 seconds, therefore making them the fastest pickaxes. Combining this with efficiency and unbreaking, this can lead to a really fast pickaxe. Coming in 3rd would be Iron, then Stone, then Wooden.