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[edit]Diorite
Diorite.png
Polished Diorite.png
DioritePolished Diorite
Type

Solid Block

Requirements

None

Physics

No

Transparency

No

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

30

Hardness

1.5

Tool

A wooden pickaxe or better is required to mine this block

Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes, 64

Flammable

No

First appearance

1.8 (14w02a)

Drops

itself

Data values
Diorite
dec: 13 hex: 13 bin: 13
Polished Diorite
dec: 14 hex: 14 bin: 14
Name

stone


Diorite is a type of igneous rock.


Polished Diorite is the polished version of diorite. As with granite and andesite, it can be crafted from regular diorite.

Contents

[edit] Obtaining

[edit] World Generation

Regular diorite generates anywhere underground in rich seams, in an identical way to the other two stone types, as well as gravel and underground dirt. It is most commonly exposed to the surface in Extreme Hills biomes but can also be found commonly in other biomes.

[edit] Crafting

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe

Diorite
(1.8)

Cobblestone +
Nether Quartz




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Diorite2
Cobblestone Nether Quartz
Nether Quartz Cobblestone

Polished Diorite
(1.8)

Diorite




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Polished Diorite4
Diorite Diorite
Diorite Diorite

[edit] Usage

[edit] As a crafting ingredient

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe

Andesite
(1.8)

Diorite +
Cobblestone




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Andesite2
Diorite Cobblestone



Grid layout Shapeless.png

Granite
(1.8)

Diorite +
Nether Quartz




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Granite
Diorite Nether Quartz



Grid layout Shapeless.png

Stone Slab
(1.8)

Diorite or
Polished Diorite




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Stone Slab6
DioritePolished Diorite DioritePolished Diorite DioritePolished Diorite



[edit] Data values

DV Description

0 Stone

1 Granite

2 Polished Granite

3 Diorite

4 Polished Diorite

5 Andesite

6 Polished Andesite

[edit] Video

[edit] History

Upcoming
1.8 14w02a Added diorite and polished diorite.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.9.0 build 1 Added diorite and polished diorite.

[edit] Issues

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[edit] Trivia

  • In real life, diorite is intrusive igneous rock composed mainly of feldspar and small amount of quartz and other mineral. It is extremely hard rock and difficult to carve grand work with. Its extrusive equivalent is andesite.

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