What biomes would they be found in - suggest through research
If you are familiar moh's mineral hardness scale, you will find diamond is the hardest mineral which is why it can break stuff like obsidian which is technically a glass (volcanic glass) Diamond is typically made into tools, I have a few files that are diamond dusted.
Diamonds are rated 10 on the scale
Sapphires and rubies are rated 9, so could not break any and everything. I'd be inclined to not use them as tools unless, the ruby's sake, there was need for lasers - in which case you got a perfect candidate. Or even clocks and watches.
Ruby and Sapphire are both Corundum which is only named differently by the colour is is. Emerald is beryl. Emeralds are found in Extreme hills, what biomes could rubies and sapphires be found in?
Emeralds are, for interest sake rated 7.5 to 8 on the scale.
I honestly do not see much use for emeralds and rubies or other gems for being made into armour to a degree I can see diamond - maybe but realistically not even diamond as armour.
SO basically, what levels are we looking at. Diamonds are found deep in earth usually because pressures at that level is what creates them. So I think what the others want is more detailed reasoning as to why this is a good idea not just that it's a good idea - if it is.
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I've seen a lot of suggestions for this kind of thing.. Anything I have to say has already been said, plus the fact that someone has already said that there will be no new tier of armor or tools.. No Support.
noobs keep suggesting this... it's been suggested more times than the amount of stars in our universe .
And I disagree , first , emeralds are a currency , second we don't need new ores , especially if they are just another tool tier , yes if they have something special , but for a pick that breaks everything ( even end portals and nether portals and command blocks ?! ) then NO
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