Mining in minecraft helps you explore and discover new adventures. If you arm yourself with the right techniques you can maximize your mining in any minecraft.
You should always give priority to your safety whenever you go mining. You should never dig straight down since it is hard to tell whether the block below hide a large free-fall plummets. Similarly, you should never dig straight up since you may end up in a pool of boiling lava. Any attempt to dig straight up should be accompanied by proper placement of a ladder in a 1*1 mine shaft to prevent lava from flowing in as well as blocks gravel from falling on your head.
If you indulge in cave mining or cherry-picking you should move in a careful and methodological manner throughout the cave system. This will ensure that you spend efficient time with fewer tools throughout the mining process. You should also travel with armor, weapons, and torches when carrying out this kind of mining since you may encounter several enemies.
Besides, if you indulge yourself in shaft mining it is advisable that you dig down at an angle of 45 degree in order to reach you desired path in an effective manner. Creating of stone stairs will also help you ascend quickly without having to jump.
Again, you may either adopt e strip or branch mining once you reach the desired level. Strip mining requires you to dig horizontal corridors. You can easily get a view of all makeup in the area by skipping 2 rows at a time. Once you are through, you can easily move down level using your stairs in order to create the same pattern. On the other hand, if you adopt branch mining you are required to harvest a vein completely before moving on.