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 sand in Minecraft is shown below:
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
The numerical ID for Sand is:
The Sand 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 Sand blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.
Sand is found in the desert and near the ocean/rivers. It is used to make glass (by smelting it in a furnace). It is also one of the few blocks to respond to gravity - if it does not have a supprting block underneath it, it will fall to the ground.
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||Sandstone, TNT, White Concrete Powder, Orange Concrete Powder, Magenta Concrete Powder, Light Blue Concrete Powder, Yellow Concrete Powder, Lime Concrete Powder, Pink Concrete Powder, Gray Concrete Powder, Light Gray Concrete Powder, Cyan Concrete Powder, Purple Concrete Powder, Blue Concrete Powder, Brown Concrete Powder, Green Concrete Powder, Red Concrete Powder, Black Concrete Powder|
|Min / Max State IDs||66 - 66|