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Glass
Glass.png

Type

Solid Block

Physics

No

Transparency

Yes

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

1.5

Hardness

0.3

Tool

Any tool

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

No

First appearances

See History

Drops

None

Data value

dec: 20 hex: 14 bin: 10100

Name

glass

Glass is a decorative fully transparent block.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Glass will only drop itself if it is broken with a tool enchanted with silk touch; otherwise it will drop nothing.

Block
Glass
Hardness 0.3
Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 0.45
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.

Trading[edit | edit source]

Villager librarians will trade 3 to 5 glass for 1 emerald as part of their tier 3 trades.

Smelting[edit | edit source]

Ingredients Smelting recipe

Sand or
Red Sand +
Any fuel










Usage[edit | edit source]

Most blocks dependent on a block cannot be placed on glass. The only exceptions are torches and redstone torches, which can be placed on top of glass, but not attached to their sides.

Glass blocks adjacent to other glass blocks are invisible when viewed through glass.

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe

Any Stained Glass

Glass +
Any Dye

Glass Pane

Glass

Daylight Sensor

Any Wood Slab +
Glass +
Nether Quartz



























Beacon

Obsidian +
Glass +
Nether Star












Glass Bottle

Glass

Video[edit | edit source]


History[edit | edit source]

Classic
May 19, 2009 Glass suggested on the TIGSource forums.
0.0.18a_02 Glass was added for testing.
0.0.19a Old Glass.png Glass was officially added but used a different texture.
0.0.19a_06 Glass.png The texture of glass was changed.
Alpha
1.0.5 Snow no longer passes through glass.
Beta
1.5_01 Rain no longer falls through translucent blocks like glass.
1.6 Water placed above glass now creates an infinite water source normally.
1.8 Glass can be used to craft glass panes.
Official release
1.0.0 Beta 1.9-pre2 Added glass bottles, crafted using glass.
Beta 1.9-pre3 Glass pillars were added on top of strongholds.
Beta 1.9-pre4 Glass pillars removed from the top of strongholds.
1.2.1 Redstone torches and normal torches can now be placed on top of glass, but not on the sides.
1.2.4 Glass can be picked up with silk touch.
1.3.1 12w21a Glass can now be obtained by trading with librarian villagers.
1.4.2 12w36a Glass can be used to craft a beacon.
12w38a New block breaking sound for glass.
1.5 13w01a Glass is used to craft a daylight sensor.
1.7.2 13w41a Added stained glass, crafted using glass, and any type of dye.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.1.0 Added glass.
0.9.0 build 1 Removed smooth lighting from glass.
0.10.0 build 1 Glass texture now renders only on the side of the block facing the player.
0.11.0 build 1 Water placed above glass now creates an infinite water source normally.
Console Edition
TU1 Added glass.
Pi Edition
0.1.1 Added glass.

Issues[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • When placed underwater, glass will appear to have water flowing down it is sides.