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Block of Coal

Block of Coal

Obtaining

A Block of Coal is obtained by crafting mined Coal (see recipe below).

Usage / Purpose

There are two main reasons to create a blocks of ores and minerals. First, it is a very compact method of storage. Typically you store up to 64 ingots or units per inventory slot. When the item is turned into a block you can stack 64 blocks worth, which is 576 units per inventory slot. The second reason is to use them as entirely decorative blocks.

With Coal there is a third reason, which is that a Block is a more efficient fuel source in Furnaces than the equivalent number of individual units of Coal. The following number of smelts are achieved with each comparable fuel type:

Drops / Yields

A Block of Coal can be reverted into the nine Coals it came from.

Storage

Blocks of ores and minerals are stored in stacks of up to 64 units.

Recipe

Block of Coal

A Block of Coal is crafted using nine mined Coal.

See Also

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