Coal

From Mine Blocks Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
If you find a typo, inconsistency, or error, please sign up and help out the wiki! We can't do it without your help! :D Thank you!

Coal

Coal.png





Name:Coal
Type:Item
Stackable:Yes, 64
Found naturally:Yes
Item ID:coal

Coal is a common mineral obtained from coal ore.

Obtaining

Mining

Coal is dropped by coal ore if mined with a pickaxe. The amount of coal dropped can be increased using the fortune enchantment.

Natural Generation

Coal can be found in 21.8% of loot chests in stacks of 1-6.

Crafting

Nine pieces of coal can be crafted back from the coal block.

Coal block Empty
Empty Empty
Coal

Usage

Crafting Ingredient

A piece of coal is required in the recipe for a torch.

Coal Empty
Stick Empty
Torch

Nine pieces of coal are required to craft a coal block. This is the only use of coal in which it cannot be replaced by charcoal.

Coal Coal Coal
Coal Coal Coal
Coal Coal Coal
Coal block

Fuel

Item
# of items smelted
Notes
Charcoal
8
This is the same number of items as smelted by charcoal.

History

Version Date Changes
Prior to 1.4.34 Day 9
  • Coal is used to craft torches
Prior to 1.4.34 Day 10
  • Coal ore cannot be mined without a pickaxe.
1.20 Feb 04, 2012
  • Updated coal texture
1.25 May 11, 2013
  • Added the coal block

Trivia

  • The texture for coal is no different to the one of charcoal.
  • The only difference in functionality between coal and charcoal is that coal can be used to craft the coal block while charcoal cannot.

Gallery

See Also