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On Mine craft pocket edition I found Red stone ore deep down in the earth world thing. I can't mine it. I tried using a stone pickax on it , and it took around one minute to break and when it did I couldn't collect it BTW it's Minecraft pocket edition on kindle fire and it's version 7.00.

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  • I agree with @Ullallulloo – adiosToreador Jul 30 '13 at 16:34

Redstone requires at least an iron pick to mine successfully.

  • Wrong game edition. – SevenSidedDie Jul 30 '13 at 16:41
  • It will apply when they add redstone dust to PE though. – Timtech Aug 26 '13 at 22:20

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