Block of Diamond
dec: 57 hex: 39 bin: 111001
Blocks of Diamond (also known as Diamond Blocks) are decorative mineral blocks.
Obtaining[edit | edit source]
Blocks of diamond can only be mined using an iron or diamond pickaxe.
Block of Diamond
|Breaking time[note 1]|
- Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.
Crafting[edit | edit source]
Usage[edit | edit source]
Blocks of diamond can be used to store diamonds in a compact fashion.
Beacons[edit | edit source]
Blocks of diamond can be used to "power" a beacon. The top layer must be at least 3×3 optional lower layers can be adding as 5×5, 7×7, and 9×9 from top to bottom. The layers do not have to be entirely diamond blocks, as they may also contain blocks of iron, blocks of gold, and blocks of emerald.
Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]
|Block of Diamond|
History[edit | edit source]
|0.31||January 29, 2010||Added blocks of diamond. Initially, it was referred to as emerald blocks.|
|January 30, 2010||Emerald blocks from the previous version is now referred to as diamond blocks.|
|1.2.0||Texture changed. However, the unused sides remained in the terrain.png for a brief time.|
|1.2||The unused sides removed from terrain.png.|
|1.0.0||Beta 1.9-pre5||Texture slightly changed; was given less drastic dark gradients in the top-left and bottom-right corners.|
|1.4.2||12w32a||Diamond blocks can be used to activate a beacon.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.1.0||Added block of diamond.|
|TU1||CU1||1.00||Added block of diamond.|
|TU19||CU7||1.12||Now can be used to construct beacon pyramids.|
Issues[edit | edit source]
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Trivia[edit | edit source]
- One block of diamond and one wooden log is exactly enough to create a 80% set of diamond tools with one or no sticks left over, depending on if you use a sword or a hoe.