Block of Emerald
dec: 133 hex: 85 bin: 10000101
|“||... you could build a house of blocks of emeralds! That’d be one in the eye for your neighbours, those ones with that showy mansion of quartz. Build your house out of money! Ha! That’ll show ‘em!||„|
|— Alex Wiltshire|
A block of emerald is a decorative mineral block.
Blocks of emerald can only be mined using an iron or diamond pickaxe.
Block of Emerald
|Breaking time[note 1]|
- Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.
Blocks of emerald are often used to store emeralds in a compact fashion, or otherwise used as an expensive construction block.
Blocks of emerald can be used to "power" a beacon. The beacon can be powered by a 3×3 square of emerald blocks underneath it, and can optionally also include a 5×5, 7×7 and 9×9 layer in the shape of a pyramid under the original layer to increase the effects from the beacon. The layers do not have to be entirely emerald blocks, as they may also contain blocks of iron, blocks of gold, and blocks of diamond.
|Emerald||Block of Emerald|
|May 28, 2012||Jeb tweeted an image featuring a room containing redstone lamps and Blocks of Emerald.|
|1.3.1||12w22a||Added blocks of emerald.|
|1.4.2||12w32a||Blocks of emerald can be used to activate a beacon.|
|1.4.4||1.4.3-pre||Blocks of emerald can no longer be mined using wooden or stone pickaxes.|
|1.13||17w47a||Prior to The Flattening, this block's numeral ID was 133.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.9.0||build 1||Added blocks of emerald.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU14||CU1||1.04||Patch 1||Patch s1||Added blocks of emerald.|
- "Block of the Week: Emerald" – Minecraft.net, April 21, 2017