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Calcite
Calcite JE2 BE1.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[]

Breaking[]

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[]

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

Usage[]

Calcite is currently used only for decoration.

Sounds[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionNamespaced 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[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDBlock tags (JE)FormTranslation key
Calcitecalcitemineable/pickaxeBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.calcite

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Calcitecalcite581Block & Itemtile.calcite.name

History[]

October 3, 2020Calcite JE1.png Calcite is shown unnamed at Minecraft Live 2020 as part of geodes.
Java Edition
1.1720w45aCalcite JE1.png Added calcite.
20w46aCalcite JE2 BE1.png The texture of calcite has now been changed.
Bedrock Edition
1.17.0beta 1.17.0.50Calcite JE2 BE1.png Added calcite.
beta 1.17.0.52Calcite is no longer available only through Experimental Gameplay.

Issues[]

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