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Lapis Lazuli Block

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Lapis Lazuli Block
Lapis Lazuli Block.png





Blast resistance






Yes (64)





Data value

dec: 22 hex: 16 bin: 10110



A lapis lazuli block is a decorative mineral block that is crafted from lapis lazuli. It is a medium blue color, with darker and lighter blue markings on it.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Lapis lazuli blocks can only be mined using a stone, iron or diamond pickaxe.

Lapis Lazuli Block
Hardness 3
Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 15
Wooden 7.5
Stone 1.15
Iron 0.75
Diamond 0.6
Golden 1.25
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Lapis Lazuli

Natural generation[edit | edit source]

Lapis lazuli blocks generate as the center of "illager statues" in Woodland Mansions.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Lapis lazuli blocks can be used as a form of storage for lapis lazuli.

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli Block

In Console Edition, this recipe can be found in the last tab, with the dyes.

History[edit | edit source]

1.2 Pre 13w19a Lapis Lazuli (Block).png Lapis Lazuli blocks were added.
1.6 The texture was rotated.
Official release
1.3.1 12w22a The texture was rotated back to its original orientation.
1.6.1 13w19a Lapis Lazuli Block.png Texture was changed.
1.8 14w02a Lapis lazuli blocks are now renewable, as villagers now trade lapis lazuli.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.1.0 Added lapis lazuli block.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1 CU1 1.0 Patch 1 Added lapis lazuli block.
TU22 CU10 1.15 Changed texture to Lapis Lazuli Block.png.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In real life, Lapis lazuli is a blue gem that may be ground and processed into ultramarine pigment. Lapis lazuli pigment has been famously used in the production of illuminated manuscripts, stained glass, and cave paintings. It was also used by Egyptians for their jewelry and other valuable items (see Wikipedia page).