A pickaxe is a Minecraft tool, which is required to mine all ores, rock, rock-based blocks, and metal-based blocks. It allows the player to mine blocks at faster speeds, depending on the material it is made from. Specific pickaxe materials are also required to harvest certain types of blocks. Diamond pickaxe is designed for mining blocks of diamonds. Fanart cursor pack with Minecraft Diamond Pickaxe and Block of Diamond pointer.