Blocks of coal can be mined using any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, it will drop nothing.
Block of Coal
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- Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.
- Though made from 9 Coal (able to smelt 72 items), one block of coal can actually smelt 80 items, making it a more efficient form of long-term fuel.
- When first introduced in Minecraft 1.6 snapshots, it had a recolored "Block of Redstone" texture, which was soon changed to what is it now.
- Coal blocks were also implemented in the Minecraft 2.0 April Fools update.
The block of coal is a mineral block that can also be used as a fuel.
- Cannot be crafted using charcoal due to logical issues with crafting and destroying.
- Blocks of coal cannot be used as fuel for the minecart with furnace Minecart with Furnace Type Vehicles Durability N/A Renewable Yes Stackable No Internal ID 44 Network ID 10 Entity ID furnace_minecart Drops 1 Minecart 1 Furnace Health points 6 () First appearances See History Data value .
- A full stack of coal blocks should smelt for 14.2 hours ⃢₀ₓ over 42 Minecraft days.
- That is a little over fifty times as many items as a lava bucket Lava Transparency Yes Luminance Yes, 15 Blast resistance 500 Tool Renewable No Stackable N/A Flammable No Drops None Data values Flowing Lava dec: 10 hex: A bin: 1010 Still Lava dec: 11 hex: B bin: 1011 Name Flowing Lava flowing_lava Still .
- Be that as it may, you will need 576 coal or 9 stacks of coal to do this.
Blocks of coal can only be crafted with regular coal, not charcoal Coal Type Raw materials Durability N/A Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) First appearances See History Data value dec: 263 hex: 107 bin: 100000111 Name coal See the coal lump and charcoal item. For other uses, . It is crafted in the same way as other mineral blocks. In the console edition, they are crafted with regular coal but they drop charcoal instead.
|Ingredients||Crafting Crafting is the method by which many blocks, tools, and materials are made in Minecraft. In order to craft something, players must move items from their inventory to a crafting grid. A 2×2 crafting grid recipe|
Blocks of coal are often used to store coal in a compact fashion, or otherwise used as a fairly cheap construction block.
|Name See values from the latest PC version of Minecraft. For values from Classic, see Data values/Classic. For values from Indev, see Data values/Indev. For values from the Pocket Edition, see Pocket Edition||Ingredients||Crafting Crafting is the method by which many blocks, tools, and materials are made in Minecraft. In order to craft something, players must move items from their inventory to a crafting grid. A 2×2 crafting grid recipe|
|Coal||Block of Coal|
Blocks of coal can be used as fuel in a furnace Furnace Type Solid Block Requirements None Physics No Transparency Partial (when active) Luminance Yes, 13 (when active) Blast resistance 17.5 Hardness 3.5 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No First appearances See History Drops . One block of coal lasts 800 seconds, which smelts 80 items. This is ten times the duration of a single piece of coal and 11⃢₁₄9 times as efficient as singular pieces of coal.
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The 13w18a Banner, showing a block of coal, furnace Furnace Type Solid Block Requirements None Physics No Transparency Partial (when active) Luminance Yes, 13 (when active) Blast resistance 17.5 Hardness 3.5 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No First appearances See History Drops , hopper Hopper Type Block Entity Physics No Transparency Partial (does not block light, mob spawning possible) Luminance No Blast resistance 24 Hardness 3 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No First appearances See History Drops , and multiple hay bales Hay Bale Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 2.5 Tool Any tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable Yes, but does not catch fire from lava Drops Itself Data value dec: 170 hex: AA bin: 10101010 Name hay_block .
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