Coal Ore 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 coal ore in Minecraft is shown below:

Coal Ore Spawn Command

The Coal Ore 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 Coal Ore 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 0.38s
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.56s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 0.75s
Stone Pickaxe Stone Pickaxe 1.12s
Wooden Pickaxe Wooden Pickaxe 2.25s

Coal Ore Information

Coal Ore

This block can only be obtained when it is mined with a pickaxe that has the silk touch enchantment. When mined, it drops coal, which can be used as a fuel in a furnace.

Item ID minecraft:coal_ore
Numerical ID 16
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 3.0
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 71 - 71