Smooth Quartz Block

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This article is about the smooth decorative variant block. For the other variants, see Block of Quartz.
Smooth Quartz Block
Smooth Quartz Block JE3 BE2.png
Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

6

Hardness

2

Luminant

No

Transparent

No

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

A smooth quartz block is a mineral block used only for decoration. It is made by smelting blocks of quartz.

Obtaining[edit]

Breaking[edit]

Smooth quartz blocks can be mined using any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, it drops nothing.

Block Smooth Quartz Block
Hardness 2
Tool
Breaking time[A]
Default 10
Wooden 1.5
Stone 0.75
Iron 0.5
Diamond 0.4
Netherite 0.35
Golden 0.25
  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]

Smooth quartz blocks can be found naturally as part of bastion remnants.

Smelting[edit]

Name Ingredients Smelting recipe
Smooth Quartz Block Block of Quartz +
Any fuel


0.1

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Smooth Quartz Slab Smooth Quartz Block
Smooth Quartz Stairs Smooth Quartz Block

Stonecutting[edit]

Ingredients Cutting recipe
Smooth Quartz Block

Note Blocks[edit]

Smooth quartz blocks can be placed under note blocks to produce "bass drum" sounds.

Sounds[edit]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitleSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksBreaking the blockblock.stone.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break1.00.816
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.stone.fallNone[sound 1]0.50.7516
Block breakingBlocksMining the blockblock.stone.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.516
Block placedBlocksPlacing the blockblock.stone.placesubtitles.block.generic.place1.00.816
FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.stone.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.016
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDVolumePitch
BlocksBreaking the blockdig.stone1.00.8
BlocksFalling on the block with fall damagefall.stone0.41.0
BlocksMining the blockhit.stone0.370.5
?BlocksJumping from the blockjump.stone0.121.0
?BlocksFalling on the block without fall damageland.stone0.221.0
BlocksWalking on the blockstep.stone0.31.0
BlocksPlacing the blockuse.stone1.00.8

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDTranslation key
Smooth Quartz Blocksmooth_quartzblock.minecraft.smooth_quartz

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID Translation key
Block of Quartzquartz_block155tile.quartz_block.default.name
tile.quartz_block.chiseled.name
tile.quartz_block.lines.name
tile.quartz_block.smooth.name

Block data[edit]

See also: Data values

In Bedrock Edition, smooth quartz blocks use the following data values:

DV Description
0 Block of Quartz
1 Chiseled Quartz Block (vertical)
2 Pillar Quartz Block (vertical)
3 Smooth Quartz Block
4 Block of Quartz (east-west)
5 Chiseled Quartz Block (east-west)
6 Pillar Quartz Block (east-west)
7 Smooth Quartz (east-west)
8 Block of Quartz (north-south)
9 Chiseled Quartz Block (north-south)
10 Pillar Quartz Block (north-south)
11 Smooth Quartz (north-south)

Block states[edit]

See also: Block states

Bedrock Edition:

Name Default value Allowed values Description
chisel_typedefaultdefaultThe main block type.
chiseledThe chiseled type.
linesThe pillar type.
smoothThe smooth type.
pillar_axisyx
y
z
The axis along which the block is oriented. Normally applies only to the pillar type.

History[edit]

Java Edition
1.513w04aBlock of Quartz JE1 BE1.png Added seamless quartz double slabs as an unobtainable variant of the quartz double slab.
1.1317w47aThe different block states for the double_slab ID have been split up into their own IDs, giving this block the ID smooth_quartz.
The block has been renamed to "Smooth Quartz".
Prior to The Flattening, this block's numeral ID was 43.
1.1418w43aSmooth quartz can now be obtained by smelting blocks of quartz.
Block of Quartz JE2 BE2.png The textures of all smooth quartz blocks have been changed.
19w08aSmooth Quartz Block JE3 BE2.png Smooth quartz now uses the bottom texture of normal quartz blocks, rather than the top texture.
1.1620w06a"Smooth Quartz" has been renamed to "Smooth Quartz Block".
Pocket Edition Alpha
?32px32px Rotated versions of smooth quartz blocks now exist in the game due to how the game handles rotated quartz blocks.
Bedrock Edition
1.9.0beta 1.9.0.0Smooth quartz can now be obtained by smelting regular blocks of quartz.
Smooth quartz can be used to craft smooth quartz slabs and stairs.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Smooth Quartz Block JE3 BE2.pngBlock of Quartz Axis X BE.pngSmooth Quartz Block Axis Z BE2.png The textures of smooth quartz have been changed.
Legacy Console Edition
1.90 Smooth Quartz Block JE3 BE2.png The textures of smooth quartz have been changed.

Issues[edit]

Issues relating to "Smooth Quartz Block" or "Smooth Quartz" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

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