Question: Is It Better To Mine At Y11 Or Y12?

What are the pros and cons of strip mining?

5 Pros and Cons of Strip MiningIt is much more efficient compared to underground mining techniques.

Supporters of strip mining are lauding the efficiency of the process compared to the more traditional underground mining.

It costs lower.

It is safer.

It has a negative impact on the environment.

It can lead to water sources being contaminated..

What is the best y level to mine at?

Can be found between y=8 and 119, but is more common between y=8 and 22, only in the nether. Due to being the safest layers to mine where all ores exist in reasonable quantities (especially diamond), layer 10 to 15 are usually considered the best area in which to start mining.

Why is strip mining bad?

Strip mining destroys landscapes, forests and wildlife habitats at the site of the mine when trees, plants, and topsoil are cleared from the mining area. This in turn leads to soil erosion and destruction of agricultural land. When rain washes the loosened top soil into streams, sediments pollute waterways.

Is strip mining dangerous?

Over the years, as most coal production has switched to surface mining, underground fatalities have dropped. But even strip mining is dangerous. Workers often get badly hurt by being struck or crushed by heavy machines like giant shovels and bulldozers.

What y coordinate is gold found?

Gold spawns between bedrock and height 32. Between y=2 and y=29 you will find the most gold. There are two methods I will recommend to quickly and efficiently obtain gold. Dig down to level 11 or 12 so that you’re at or above the lava lakes, so that you don’t have it pouring in on you all the time.

What are the negatives of mining?

Environmental impacts of mining can occur at local, regional, and global scales through direct and indirect mining practices. Impacts can result in erosion, sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, or the contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by the chemicals emitted from mining processes.

Which biome has 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.

Do diamonds Respawn?

Diamond ore no longer regenerates.

What is the best level to strip mine for diamonds?

If a player is having trouble finding diamonds, make a strip mine at level 10, and it will cover layers 9 through 12.

What Y axis is best for diamonds?

Either way, you’re going to want head down into the world deep into the Y-axis. The deeper you go the better. The further you go into the Y Axis of the world the higher the chance you have to find diamonds. We’ve found that anywhere between 5-10 on the Y-axis will give you your best chance of finding them diamonds.

Has anyone ever mined all of Minecraft?

If you mined for your entire lifetime, you would not get there. Even using thousands of other players, not happening. No one has ever done it, but if they did, they would probably just use the /fill command to fill the whole world with air blocks.

Do diamonds spawn near Lava?

It is best to mine at level 11 or 12 because lava beds mainly spawn at level 10. … If you do see diamond-ore veins exposed near a lava pool, use a water bucket to convert the surface of the pool into obsidian or cobblestone, then leave the area flooded while mining.

What Y axis do diamonds spawn?

Diamonds spawn most commonly between y=5 to y=12. However, diamonds will spawn anywhere under y=16.

What is the most efficient way to mine diamonds in Minecraft?

A very effective way to find Diamonds is to branch mine. This involves covering a lot of surface area by making a 2×2 tunnel and digging individual “branches” out from it every third block. By doing this you’re covering a lot of ground quickly without breaking any unnecessary blocks.

How far should you strip mine?

A strip mine is a surface mine that removes large areas 1 layer at a time. I tend to go 50 – 100 blocks in each direction and dig about 50 more in a pinwheel around until you exhaust the mine.