Calcite

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This article describes content that may be included in Java Edition. 
This content has appeared in Java Edition 1.17 development versions, but the full update containing it has not been released yet.
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This article describes a feature planned for Bedrock Edition. 
It has not appeared in any development versions yet, but is planned to be included in Bedrock Edition 1.17.0.
Calcite
Calcite JE2.png
Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

0.75

Hardness

0.75

Luminant

No

Transparent

No

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

Calcite is a carbonate mineral found as part of amethyst geodes.

Obtaining[edit]

Breaking[edit]

Calcite drops as an item if mined by any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, it drops nothing.

Block Calcite
Hardness 0.75
Tool
Breaking time[A]
Default 3.75
Wooden 0.6
Stone 0.3
Iron 0.2
Diamond 0.15
Netherite 0.15
Golden 0.1
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.

Natural generation[edit]

Calcite generates naturally as part of the structure of amethyst geodes, between the smooth basalt and block of amethyst layers.

Usage[edit]

Calcite is currently used only for decoration.

Sounds[edit]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitleSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.calcite.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break???
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.calcite.fallNone[sound 1]???
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.calcite.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit???
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.calcite.placesubtitles.block.generic.place???
FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.calcite.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps???
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:[more information needed]

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDFormTranslation key
CalcitecalciteBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.calcite

History[edit]

October 3, 2020Calcite JE1.png Calcite is shown unnamed at Minecraft Live 2020 as part of geodes.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.1720w45aCalcite JE1.png Added calcite.
20w46aCalcite JE2.png The texture of calcite has now been changed.