Block of Amethyst
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|Catches fire from lava||
The block of amethyst is a compact block crafted from amethyst shards.
A block of amethyst drops as an item if mined with an iron pickaxe. When mined using lower tier pickaxes or any other tool, it drops nothing.
|Block||Block of Amethyst|
|Breaking time[note 1]|
- Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.
|Amethyst Shard||[upcoming: JE 1.17]|
|Sound||Subtitle||Source||Description||Namespaced ID||Translation key||Volume||Pitch||Attenuation|
|Block broken||Blocks||Breaking the block||?||?||?|
|None[sound 1]||Blocks||A quiet overlay sound that plays when interacting with the block.||None[sound 1]||?||?||?|
|None[sound 2]||Blocks||Falling on the block with fall damage||None[sound 2]||?||?||?|
|Block breaking||Blocks||Mining or hitting with a projectile on the block||?||?||?|
|Block placed||Blocks||Placing the block||?||?||?|
|Footsteps||Blocks||Walking on the block||?||?||?|
|Name||Namespaced ID||Block tags (JE)||Item form?||Translation key|
|Block of Amethyst||Yes|
|May 21, 2009||Notch mentioned crystal blocks as a potential block type which can be found in the underground.|
|October 3, 2020||Amethyst blocks are shown at Minecraft Live 2020.|
|Upcoming Java Edition|
|1.17||20w45a||Added blocks of amethyst.|
|20w46a||The texture of blocks of amethyst has now been changed.|
|20w48a||The texture of blocks of amethyst has now been changed again.|