Minecraft (Pocket Edition)
Block of Gold
A Block of Gold is obtained by crafting Gold Ingots (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.
An additional reason to create Blocks of Gold is for the construction of a Nether Reactor.
Drops / Yields
A Block of Gold can be reverted into the nine Gold Ingots it came from.
Blocks of ores and minerals are stored in stacks of up to 64 units.
A Block of Gold is crafted using nine Gold Ingots.