Blocks of gold can only be mined using an iron or diamond pickaxe.
Block of Gold
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A block of gold is a decorative mineral block crafted from gold ingots.
- In Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, before TU19, four gold blocks stacked on top of an obsidian block can be found inside the tutorial world`s desert pyramid. This is a reference to Achievement Hunter`s Let`s Play Minecraft series, in which this combination is used to create the ⃢₀ₜTower of Pimps⃢₀ (seen right), a structure first created by Gavin Free, which is now used in many episodes as a trophy.
- If one block was equal to one meter cubed, then one block of gold will have a mass of 19,300 kilograms.
Ocean monuments Ocean monument Biome Deep Ocean Consists of Prismarine Prismarine Bricks Dark Prismarine Sea Lantern Block of Gold Wet Sponge Elder Guardian Can generate post-generation Yes, in chunks inhabited less than 3 minutes “ Dive into have a central room containing 8 blocks of gold encased in dark prismarine Prismarine Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 30 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Itself Data value dec: 168 hex: A8 bin: 10101000 Name prismarine See the block. For the item used .
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Blocks of gold are a compact way to store gold ingots.
Blocks of gold can be used to "power" a beacon Beacon Type Block Entity Physics No Transparency PC, CE: Yes PE: No Luminance Yes, 15 Blast resistance 15 Hardness 3 Tool Any tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No First appearances See History Drops . The beacon can be powered by a 3⃗3 square of gold blocks underneath it, and can optionally also include a 5⃗5, 7⃗7 and 9⃗9 layer in the shape of a pyramid under the original layer to increase the effects from the beacon. The layers do not have to be entirely gold blocks, as they may also contain blocks of iron Block of Iron Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 30 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Itself Data value dec: 42 hex: 2A bin: 101010 Name iron_block See the solid Blocks of , blocks of emerald Block of Emerald Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 30 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Itself Data value dec: 133 hex: 85 bin: 10000101 Name emerald_block See the mineral block. For , and blocks of diamond Block of Diamond Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 30 Tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Itself Data value dec: 57 hex: 39 bin: 111001 Name diamond_block See the solid Blocks of .
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Blocks of Gold appear naturally in Ocean Monuments, where eight of them can be found. They can also be obtained by smelting Gold Ore, and they are sometimes dropped after killing a Zombie Pigman in The Nether.
Gold is susceptible to destruction from TNT, and it only requires approximately 3 seconds to mine successfully. As with most mineral blocks, an Iron or Diamond Pickaxe is required.
Blocks of Gold can be crafted by placing 9 Gold Ingots within a Crafting Table. A block of gold can be split back into 9 Gold Ingots by placing the block in a crafting table making them useful as storage blocks. 8 Blocks of Gold and an Apple are needed to make an Enchanted Golden Apple (no longer works). It is possible to make a more economical Golden Apple by using Gold Ingots instead, but these are not as powerful.
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