Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for andesite in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Andesite was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for andesite is:
Andesite has a data value of 5. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
This item also has a data value assigned to it. The data value is 5 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn andesite.
The numerical ID for Andesite is:
The Andesite item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Andesite blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.
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Andesite is similar to the stone block, but has less uses (currently). It is primarily used as a decorative block, but also can be used instead of stone in a few crafting recipes. It can also be used to make andesite.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:stone|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||Polished Andesite, Andesite Wall, Andesite Stairs, Andesite Slab|
|Min / Max State IDs||6 - 6|