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Nether Quartz
Nether Quartz.png
Nether Quartz
Type

Raw Materials

Durability

N/A

Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes (64)

First appearance

1.5 (13w01a)

Data value

dec: 406 hex: 196 bin: 110010110

Name

quartz

Nether quartz or simply Quartz is a Nether exclusive item.

Obtaining[edit]

Mining[edit]

Nether quartz ore mined using a pickaxe will drop one unit of nether quartz. If the pickaxe is enchanted with fortune, it may drop an extra unit per level of fortune, up to a maximum of 4 with Fortune III. If the pickaxe is enchanted with silk touch, the ore will be dropped.

Nether reactor[edit]

In Pocket Edition, nether quartz is only obtainable through the nether reactor.

Smelting[edit]

Ingredients Smelting recipe

Nether Quartz Ore +
Any fuel

Nether Quartz Ore Grid layout Furnace Progress.png Nether Quartz
Grid layout Fire.png
CoalCharcoalOak WoodOak Wood Planks

Usage[edit]

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe

Block of Quartz

Nether Quartz




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Block of Quartz
Nether Quartz Nether Quartz
Nether Quartz Nether Quartz

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

Diorite

Nether Quartz +
Cobblestone




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

Granite

Diorite +
Nether Quartz




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



Grid layout Shapeless.png

Redstone Comparator

Stone +
Redstone Torch +
Nether Quartz


Redstone Torch
Grid layout Arrow (small).png Redstone Comparator
Redstone Torch Nether Quartz Redstone Torch
Stone Stone Stone

Video[edit]

Note: The video does not show a crafting recipe for Granite and Diorite, this was before they were added in 1.8.

History[edit]

Official release
1.5 13w01a Added nether quartz.
13w01b Fixed nether quartz not being obtained when smelting nether quartz ore in a furnace.
January 4, 2013 Jeb tweeted that Nether Quartz would be used for more decorative uses as well.[1]
January 7, 2013 Jeb tweeted a picture of some Block of Quartz tests potentially being replacements for the lack of limestone/marble in the game.[2]
1.5 13w02a Added block of quartz, crafted with nether quartz.
1.8 14w02a Nether quartz can be used to craft granite and diorite.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.6.0 Added nether quartz.
Console Edition
TU14 Added nether quartz.

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