Block of Iron 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 iron in Minecraft is shown below:

Block of Iron Spawn Command

The Block of Iron 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 Iron 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
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.94s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 1.25s
Stone Pickaxe Stone Pickaxe 1.88s

Block of Iron Information

Block of Iron

The iron block in Minecraft can be used as a way to save space (it holds 9 iron ingots), or as a way to show off your wealth. It can be made by placing an iron ingot in each square of the crafting table.

Item ID minecraft:iron_block
Numerical ID 42
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In Anvil, Iron Ingot
Hardness 5.0
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 1124 - 1124

Block of Iron Crafting Recipes

Ingredients Pattern Result
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
1x Block of Iron