How To Mine Gold In Minecraft

In a Minecraft game, you will be doing a lot of mining and crafting. Hence, the name and in terms of mining there are a lot Mineral Ores to get. Minecraft has Ores like Coal, Iron, Redstone, the infamous Diamonds, Gold, and more. Each of these Ores requires a certain type of Pickaxe to mine them. In today’s guide, I will show you how to mine Gold in Minecraft.

How to Mine Gold in Minecraft

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gold in minecraft

Gold is a rare mineral Ore that can be in two variants in the Overworld, Gold Ore & Deepslate Gold Ore. Gold is found in groups 4 underground between Y-Levels of 32 & -64. To more about the Ore distribution of Gold and other such ores then you can check out our guide on Ore Distribution in Minecraft 1.18.

Now when you do find Gold in your Minecraft guide, you will want to mine it. You will need a Pickaxe of a certain material. The base material Pickaxe you will need is Iron. You will need an Iron Pickaxe or a Pickaxe of a higher value to mine Gold in Minecraft. If you do mine with a Pickaxe that is lower than an Iron one then you will mine Gold Ore but you will not get the Raw Gold Item.

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Here are the types of Pickaxes, their breaking speed, and yield. The below Stats do not consider any mining buffs or debuffs given to a player by Enchantments, Potions, or Beacons.

Pickaxe Type Breaking Speed (Gold Ore) Breaking Speed (Deepslate Gold Ore) Raw Gold Yield
None 15 secs 22.5 secs No
Wooden 7.5 secs 11.25 secs No
Stone 3.75 secs 5.65 secs No
Gold 1.25 secs 1.9 secs No
Iron 0.75 secs 1.15 secs Yes
Diamond 0.6 secs 0.85 secs Yes
Netherite 0.5 secs 0.75 secs Yes

Gold is a very peculiar item in Minecraft. Usually, an Ore block can be mined by its equivalent Pickaxe but not Gold. Also, Gold articles like Armor and tools have decent stats but terrible durability. You are better off using the Gold for Piglin Bartering. You can check our guide on it from our website.

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This is how you can mine Gold in Minecraft. Hopefully, this guide has helped you.

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