Mineshafts are never a sore sight for a Minecraft spelunker as they provide access to tons of minerals.
Other than allowing players to obtain minerals more easily, Mineshafts contain tons of loot and goodies that even a late-game player will be interested in collecting.
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Mineshafts in Minecraft
Mineshafts (occasionally known as abandoned mineshafts) appear commonly throughout the Overworld.
Mineshafts can also spawn on the surface of a Badlands biome. These special mineshafts contain dark oak planks instead of regular oak and are a great way for players to find Gold Ore.
Multiple mineshafts can spawn close enough to each other, creating one large structure. A mineshaft that intersects with a canyon (or ravine) will be suspended by chains from the ceiling.
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Mineshafts contain great loot for players of any level.
Spelunkers who are running out of wood will be very pleased to know that they will find plenty in a mineshaft.
Players can also find hundreds of rails lined up along the ground, which can be taken to save iron when creating a Minecart railway.
The best part about Mineshafts is their chests, which have amazing loot. Here are the most notable loot that can be found inside a mineshaft’s Minecart with Chest:
- Name Tag (42.3% chance)
- Beetroot Seeds (31.6% chance)
- Melon Seeds (31.6% chance)
- Golden Apple (28.2% chance)
- Enchanted Book (14.1% chance)
- Diamond (10.4% chance)
- Iron Pickaxe (7.0% chance)
- Enchanted Golden Apple (1.4% chance)
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