Redstone 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 redstone ore in Minecraft is shown below:

Redstone Ore Spawn Command

The Redstone 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 Redstone 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
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.56s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 0.75s

Redstone Ore Information

Redstone Ore

Glowing redstone ore is the block used to create the 'glowing effect' redstone ore sometimes has. It cannot be obtained in Vanilla Minecraft.

Item ID minecraft:redstone_ore
Numerical ID 73
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 3.0
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 3380 - 3381

Redstone Ore Block States

Block states are values assigned to a block that changes its state. For example, many blocks have a "direction" block state which can be used to change the direction a block faces.

Find a table of all blockstates for the Redstone Ore block below.

Block State Name Type Values
lit bool ?
  • true
  • false