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Block of Coal

Block of Coal


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.


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


Block of Coal

A Block of Coal is crafted using nine mined Coal.

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