Lapis Lazuli Block
dec: 22 hex: 16 bin: 00010110
Lapis Lazuli Block is a decorative mineral block that is crafted from nine Lapis Lazuli dyes. It is a medium blue color, with darker and lighter blue markings on it. Currently, its only uses are as a decorative block and as a form of storage for Lapis Lazuli dye. It looks very similar to water, which is why it's sometimes used for easily creating water decorations.
 As a crafting material
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|1.2||Lapis Lazuli blocks were added. Lapis Lazuli Blocks were the only mineral blocks that could be crafted from a material not used for crafting tools or armor, until emerald blocks were introduced in 12w22a.|
|1.6||The texture was rotated.|
|1.3.1||12w22a||The texture was rotated back to its original orientation.|
|1.6||13w19a||Texture was changed from to|
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- In real life, Lapis Lazuli is a blue gem that may be ground and processed into ultramarine pigment. Lapis Lazuli pigment has been famously used in the production of illuminated manuscripts, stained glass, and cave paintings. It was also used by Egyptians for their jewelry and other valuable items. (See Wikipedia page).
- Despite being a mineral block, Lapis Lazuli blocks cannot be used to power up a beacon, similarly to redstone.
- Unlike all of the other mineral blocks, Lapis Lazuli and Redstone blocks have the properties of stone, while the others (Diamond Block, Gold Block, Iron Block, and Emerald Block) have the same property of the ore that they're made of.
- Lapis Lazuli Block is the only mineral block that isn't called "Block of (mineral)".