Calcite

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Calcite
Calcite JE2.png
Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

0.75

Hardness

0.75

Luminant

No

Transparent

No

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

Calcite is a carbonate mineral found as part of amethyst geodes.

Obtaining[edit]

Breaking[edit]

Calcite drops as an item if mined by any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, it drops nothing.

Block Calcite
Hardness 0.75
Tool
Breaking time[note 1]
Default 3.75
Wooden 0.6
Stone 0.3
Iron 0.2
Diamond 0.15
Netherite 0.15
Golden 0.1
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.

Natural generation[edit]

Calcite generates naturally as part of the structure of amethyst geodes, between the tuff and block of amethyst layers.

Usage[edit]

Calcite is currently used only for decoration.

Sounds[edit]

SoundSubtitleSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.calcite.fallNone[sound 1]???
Block breakingBlocksMining the blockblock.calcite.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit???
Block placedBlocksPlacing the blockblock.calcite.placesubtitles.block.generic.place???
FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.calcite.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps???
Block brokenBlocksBreaking the blockblock.calcite.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break???
  1. a b MC-177082

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDTranslation key
Calcitecalcite block.minecraft.calcite

History[edit]

October 3, 2020Calcite is shown unnamed at Minecraft Live 2020 as part of geodes.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.1720w45aCalcite JE1.png Added calcite.
20w46aCalcite JE2.png The texture of calcite has now been changed.