Gold Nugget

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Gold Nugget
Gold Nugget.png
Rarity

Common

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 371 hex: 173 bin: 101110011

Namespaced ID

gold_nugget

A gold nugget is an item used to make gold ingots, golden carrots, and glistering melon slices.

Obtaining[edit]

Zombie pigmen[edit]

Zombie pigmen, when killed, may drop 0-1 gold nuggets. When killed using a weapon enchanted with Looting, they may drop an additional gold nugget per level of looting used, up to a maximum of 4.

Crafting[edit]

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Gold Ingot

9

Smelting[edit]

Ingredients Smelting recipe
Golden Sword or
Any golden tools or
Any golden armor or
Golden Horse Armor +
Any fuel


Natural generation[edit]

Gold nuggets can be found in 81.0% of big underwater ruins chests, 55.3% of igloo chests, 11.3% of savanna village house chests, and 12.1% of plains village house chests, all in stacks of 1–3; and in 36.6% of shipwreck treasure chests in stacks of 1–10.

Usage[edit]

Gold nuggets can be used to craft a golden carrot or glistering melon for brewing. Also, gold nuggets can be combined with gunpowder and dye to create a firework star that bursts in a star-shaped explosion.

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Firework Star Gunpowder +
Matching Dye +
Gold Nugget +
Glowstone Dust +
Diamond


Up to eight dyes can be added.
One head, gold nugget, feather, or fire charge can be added.
Both the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.
Glistering Melon Slice Gold Nugget +
Melon Slice

Gold Ingot Gold Nugget

Golden Carrot Gold Nugget +
Carrot

White Firework Star or
Blue Firework Star or
Brown Firework Star or
Black Firework Star
Gunpowder +
Bone Meal or
Lapis Lazuli or
Cocoa Beans or
Ink Sac +
Gold Nugget +
Glowstone Dust +
Diamond


[BedrockEducation and Legacy Console editions only]
Up to eight dyes can be added.
One head, gold nugget, feather, or fire charge can be added.
Both the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.

History[edit]

Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 PrereleaseGold Nugget Revision 1.png Gold nuggets have been added. They are dropped by zombie pigmen and can be used to craft gold ingots.
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4Gold nuggets are now used to craft glistering melons.
Gold nuggets can now be crafted from a single gold ingot.
1.1?Normal golden apples are now crafted with gold nuggets.
1.4.212w34aGold nuggets are now used to craft golden carrots.
1.4.612w49aGold nuggets can now be used to craft a firework star for a star shaped effect on a firework.
1.6.113w23aGold nuggets can now no longer be used to craft a golden apple.
1.915w43aGold nuggets may now be found among the loot in igloo basement chests.
1.11.116w50aGold nuggets can now be smelted from golden tools and armor.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 371.
18w09aGold nuggets can now be found in underwater ruins loot chests.
18w11aGold nuggets will now generate in the chests of shipwrecks.
1.14?Gold Nugget.png Changed the texture of gold nuggets.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.12.1build 1Gold Nugget Revision 1.png Added gold nuggets. They can be used to craft glistering melons, gold ingots and golden carrots.
Gold ingots can now be crafted into 9 gold nuggets.
Zombie pigmen will now drop gold nuggets upon being killed.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 0.17.0.1Gold nuggets can now be found inside igloo basement chests.
1.1.0alpha 1.1.0.0Gold nuggets can now be smelted from golden tools and armor.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta 1.2.0.2Gold nuggets can now be used to craft firework stars.
1.4.0beta 1.2.14.2Gold nuggets can now be found in some shipwreck chests.
beta 1.2.20.1Gold nuggets can now be found in underwater ruins chests.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3The gold nugget can now be found in plains village house chests.
Gold Nugget.png Changed the texture of gold nuggets.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.1The gold nugget can now be found in savanna village house chests.
Legacy Console Edition
TU7CU11.0Patch 11.0.1Gold Nugget Revision 1.png Added gold nuggets.
TU53CU431.49Patch 231.0.3Gold nuggets can now be smelted from golden tools and armor.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Gold Nugget Revision 1.png Added gold nuggets.
1.9.19Gold nuggets can now be smelted from golden tools and armor.

Issues[edit]

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