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Netherrack (formerly known as Netherstone) is a rock-like block.
Netherrack can only be collected with a pickaxe.
|Block||Hardness||Tool||Breaking time (seconds)|
Netherrack makes up most of the Nether's terrain.
When netherrack's top is lit on fire, it burns infinitely.
|1.2.0||Added netherrack, originally called bloodstone.|
|1.0.0||Beta 1.9-pre5||Minor changes to Netherrack texture. Previous texture:|
|1.5||13w01a||Netherrack can now be smelted into a Nether Brick item, which are used to craft a Nether Brick block, just like clay can become normal bricks|
|13w02a||Netherrack now uses the hellrock.png texture in texture packs.|
|1.8||14w27b||Netherrack's texture now rotates randomly, making the Nether look more natural.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.7.0||When fire was added, Netherrack was still nonflammable (bug).|
|0.7.1||Netherrack is now flammable.|
Issues relating to "Netherrack" are maintained on the issue tracker. Report issues there.
- Netherrack can be destroyed by hand in 2 seconds, making it the stone which can be destroyed in the least amount of time.
- Netherrack can be mined in 50 milliseconds with a golden pickaxe (or a diamond pickaxe enchanted with any level of efficiency). However, there is a .25 second delay between mining blocks.
- In the game code, it is referenced as "hellrock".