Minecraft 1.19 is the newest patch update for the game. In this update, there have been a ton of new cave system upgrades, mining changes and there have been different ways to obtain ores now. Knowing some of the beginner basics for mining in the newest patch will be handy for future mining experiences.
This guide will show you all you need to know about mining in the Minecraft 1.19 update.
Minecraft: Ultimate 1.19 Mining Guide
Where to Mine Coal
Coal used to be the most common ore in the game and could be found almost anywhere. With the recent update, coal is also common but you can mostly find it in high areas where mountains are located.
Try to move around the Y 130 – 140 area to be as efficient as possible to collect coal. You can also drop below 100 and look for more coal.
Where to Mine Copper
Copper is one of the newer ores in the game. This ore can be found anywhere from Y 80 to Y 0. The most common area where you can find copper is around the Y 45 area.
Where to Mine Iron
Iron is the most useful and helpful ore in Minecraft. It is needed for getting Diamonds, and this ore can be commonly located around Y 16 area. At this Y level, you will find the most copper you can, look around Y 48 until Y -20 to get the most copper.
Where to Mine Lapis Lazuli
Back in the day, Lapis was only used for color. Now this item has a great purpose in enchanting equipment. Lapis can now be most commonly found around Y level 50 all the way down to Y -50. In this straight line, you will be able to more commonly find Lapis Lazuli veins.
Where to Mine Emeralds
The Villager’s best friend! Emeralds are rare and unique ores that can be most commonly found around the High Mountains biome. Make sure to go around areas where there are high mountains, inside the mountains and caves under the mountains you will find Emerald ores.
But at the end of the day, the best way of obtaining emeralds is by meeting up with villagers and trading items with them. A lot of farmers will accept small amounts of crops for emeralds.
Where to Mine Gold
Gold can be obtained inside caves all the way from Y 32 and down all the way to Y -64. The most common place for gold will be somewhere around Y -20. Strip mine in these areas or even look around caves to locate the most amount of gold.
Where to Mine Redstone
Redstone is the power supply for this game. It can be used for many creative ideas. This ore can be located deep within the caves at around Y 8 all the way down to Y -65.
Strip mining for Redstone is by far the best methods of obtaining it.
Where to Mine Diamonds
Diamonds are the highest quality ores in this game and the most popular ones. You can obtain diamonds in the caves by starting from Y 15, and move all the way down to Y -64.
As you go deeper in the cave and going lower into the world, you will be able to find more and more diamonds.