dec: 16 hex: 10 bin: 10000
Obtaining[edit | edit source]
|Breaking time[note 1]|
- Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.
Natural generation[edit | edit source]
Coal ore is generated naturally in veins between stone blocks, much like other ores. It is a common sight on almost all maps, and can be found at almost any elevation, from cliff faces, through underground caves and sea bottoms, down to bedrock. On average, there are about 142.6 coal ore per chunk. It is the only ore to appear well above sea level; coal ore comprises about 1% of all stone, regardless of altitude. Coal veins can vary greatly in size — mountaintop deposits are usually five blocks at most, but underground ones are generally at least ten blocks, and can range up to 64.
Coal ore is also found in small amounts alongside underground fossils.
Usage[edit | edit source]
Smelting ingredient[edit | edit source]
Coal Ore +
Note: Smelting the ore instead of mining it is highly inefficient, as it would require fuel to acquire the coal, which is the main purpose of obtaining coal ore.
History[edit | edit source]
|0.0.14a_01||Added coal ore.|
|Mining the coal ore originally dropped the ore block.|
|0.27 SURVIVAL TEST 10||Mining an ore block now drops stone slabs.|
|0.28||Coal ore can be obtained in Creative inventory.|
|0.31||When destroyed by hand, coal ore will yield only one coal, but three when mined.|
|1.3.1||12w22a||Coal ore now drops experience when mined.|
|1.10||16w20a||Coal ore can now be found in small amounts near fossils.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.1.0||Added coal ore.|
|TU1||CU1||1.0||Patch 1||Added coal ore.|
Issues[edit | edit source]
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Gallery[edit | edit source]
A coal vein underwater