|Catches fire from lava||
Copper ore must be mined with a stone pickaxe or higher, or else it drops nothing.
|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.
The primary usage of copper ore is to obtain copper ingots. Copper Ingots can be crafted into copper blocks, which takes only 4 ingots, unlike most mineral blocks. Copper ore does not weather like its block counterpart.
|Copper Ore +
|Sound||Subtitle||Source||Description||Namespaced ID||Translation key||Volume||Pitch||Attenuation|
|Block broken||Blocks||Breaking the block||1.0||0.8||16|
|None[sound 1]||Blocks||Falling on the block with fall damage||None[sound 1]||0.5||0.75||16|
|Block breaking||Blocks||Mining the block||0.25||0.5||16|
|Block placed||Blocks||Placing the block||1.0||0.8||16|
|Footsteps||Blocks||Walking on the block||0.15||1.0||16|
|Name||Namespaced ID||Translation key|
|October 3, 2020||Copper ore is announced at Minecraft Live 2020.|
|Upcoming Java Edition|
|1.17||20w45a||Added copper ore.|
- Copper ore is the first metal ore to have a different base texture to that of other metal ores.
- Groups of copper ore veins will be generating in a much more unique way than other ores. However, currently Copper has the same generation as iron as a placeholder.