Block of Coal Item ID

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 block of coal in Minecraft is shown below:

Block of Coal Spawn Command

The Block of Coal item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.

If you are running the Essentials plugin, you will need to run /minecraft:give instead of simply /give. This is because the Essentials /give command overrides Minecraft's built-in command.

Mining Tools

Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Block of Coal blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.

Tool Speed
Golden Pickaxe Golden Pickaxe 0.62s
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.94s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 1.25s
Stone Pickaxe Stone Pickaxe 1.88s
Wooden Pickaxe Wooden Pickaxe 3.75s

Block of Coal Information

Block of Coal

The coal block, also known as a block of coal, in Minecraft can be crafted by placing an coal item in each square of the crafting table. It can be used as a way to store coal more efficiently (as it can be exchanged for exactly 9 coal items again by placing it in a crafting table).

Item ID minecraft:coal_block
Numerical ID 173
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In Coal
Hardness 5.0
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 6841 - 6841

Block of Coal Crafting Recipes

Ingredients Pattern Result
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
1x Block of Coal