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|Golden Sword or
Any golden tools or
Any golden armor or
Golden Horse Armor +
Gold nuggets can be found in 55.3% of igloo chests in stacks of 1–3. In 1.13[upcoming] they can be found in 81.0% of big underwater ruins chests in stacks of 1–3, and in 36.6% of shipwreck treasure chests in stacks of 1–10.
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.
|Firework Star||Gunpowder +
Matching Dye +
Gold Nugget +
Glowstone Dust +
|Up to eight dyes can be added.
Up to one of any head, a gold nugget, a feather, or a fire charge can be added.
Both the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.
|Glistering Melon||Gold Nugget +
|Gold Ingot||Gold Nugget|
|Golden Carrot||Gold Nugget +
|1.0.0||Beta 1.9 Prerelease||Gold nugget added. They are dropped by zombie pigmen and can be used to craft gold ingots.|
|Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4||Gold nuggets are now used to craft glistering melons and can be crafted from a single gold ingot.|
|1.1||Normal golden apples are now crafted with gold nuggets.|
|1.4.2||12w34a||Gold nuggets are now used to craft golden carrots.|
|1.4.6||12w49a||Gold nuggets can be used to craft a firework star for a star shaped effect on a firework.|
|1.6.1||13w23a||Gold nuggets can no longer be used to craft a golden apple.|
|1.9||15w43a||Gold nuggets may now be found among the loot in igloo basement chests.|
|1.11.1||16w50a||Gold nuggets can now be smelted from golden tools and armor.|
|Upcoming Java Edition|
|1.13||18w09a||Gold nuggets can now be found in underwater ruins loot chests.|
|18w11a||Gold nuggets generate in the chests of shipwrecks.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.12.1||build 1||Added gold nuggets. They can be used to craft glistering melons, gold ingots and golden carrots.|
|1.1||build 1||Gold nuggets can now be smelted from golden tools and armor.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU7||CU1||1.0||Patch 1||Added gold nuggets.|
|TU53||CU43||1.49||Patch 23||Patch s3||Gold nuggets can now be smelted from golden tools and armor.|