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[edit]Glass
Glass.png
Glass
Type

Solid Block

Requirements

None

Physics

No

Transparency

Yes

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

1.5

Hardness

0.3

Tool

Any tool

Renewable

Yes (Trading)

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

No

First appearance

Classic 0.0.18a_02

Drops

None

Data value

dec: 20 hex: 14 bin: 10100

Name

glass

Glass is a decorative fully transparent block.

Obtaining[edit]

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

Trading[edit]

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

Smelting[edit]

Ingredients Smelting recipe

Sand or
Red Sand +
Any fuel

SandRed Sand Grid layout Furnace Progress.png Glass
Grid layout Fire.png
CoalCharcoalOak WoodOak Wood Planks

Usage[edit]

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]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe

Beacon

Obsidian +
Glass +
Nether Star

Glass Glass Glass Grid layout Arrow (small).png Beacon
Glass Nether Star Glass
Obsidian Obsidian Obsidian

Daylight Sensor

Any Wood Slab +
Glass +
Nether Quartz

Glass Glass Glass Grid layout Arrow (small).png Daylight Sensor
Nether Quartz Nether Quartz Nether Quartz
Oak Wood SlabSpruce Wood SlabBirch Wood SlabJungle Wood SlabAcacia Wood SlabDark Oak Wood Slab Oak Wood SlabSpruce Wood SlabBirch Wood SlabJungle Wood SlabAcacia Wood SlabDark Oak Wood Slab Oak Wood SlabSpruce Wood SlabBirch Wood SlabJungle Wood SlabAcacia Wood SlabDark Oak Wood Slab

Glass Bottle

Glass




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Glass Bottle3
Glass
Glass

Glass

Glass Pane

Glass




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Glass Pane16
Glass Glass Glass
Glass Glass Glass

Any Stained Glass

Glass +
Any Dye

Glass Glass Glass Grid layout Arrow (small).png White Stained Glass8Orange Stained Glass8Magenta Stained Glass8Light Blue Stained Glass8Yellow Stained Glass8Lime Stained Glass8Pink Stained Glass8Gray Stained Glass8Light Gray Stained Glass8Cyan Stained Glass8Purple Stained Glass8Blue Stained Glass8Brown Stained Glass8Green Stained Glass8Red Stained Glass8Black Stained Glass8
Glass Bone MealOrange DyeMagenta DyeLight Blue DyeDandelion YellowLime DyePink DyeGray DyeLight Gray DyeCyan DyePurple DyeLapis LazuliCocoa BeansCactus GreenRose RedInk Sac Glass
Glass Glass Glass

Video[edit]

Note: This video is outdated as it does not mention the crafting recipes of beacons, daylight sensors, or stained glass.


History[edit]

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 and used to have the old texture.
0.0.19a_06 Glass.pngThe Glass texture 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 When placing water above glass it no longer breaks the creation of an infinite water source.
1.8 Added 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.
1.3.1 12w17a Glass can be picked up with silk touch.
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 Stained glass is added, along with stained glass panes; (stained) glass, (stained) glass panes and Iron bars connect to each other
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.1.0 Added glass.
0.9.0 build 1 Removed smooth lighting from glass.
Console Edition
TU1 Added glass.
Pi Edition
0.1.1 Added glass.

Issues[edit]

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Trivia[edit]

  • Glass placed next to water running downwards will make the water run more quickly and violently.
  • When Glass is placed over a dropped item, the item is trapped inside the glass but can be retrieved normally.
  • A sword breaks glass slightly faster than a pickaxe.