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Redstone Ore

Redstone Ore


Redstone Ore is obtained through mining, using an Iron Pickaxe or Diamond Pickaxe. It is typically found at fairly deep levels.

Usage / Purpose

The principal use of Redstone Ore is to produce Redstone, which is used in the following crafting recipes:

Drops / Yields

One minedblock of Redstone Ore produces several units of Redstone.


While the Ore itself is not storable (unlike Iron or Gold), the dropped Redstone is stored in stacks of up to 64 units.


Redstone cannot be smelted or stonecut.

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