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Glass
Glass
First Appearance Classic 0.0.18a_02
Type of Block Solid Block
Tool Used Any
Data Values Hex: 14
Dec:
20
Technical Name minecraft:glass
Blast Resistance 1.5
Stackable
Yes
64
Obeys Physics
No
Flammable
No
Luminosity
No
Transparency
Yes
Renewable
Yes

Glass is a transparent Block used primarily for decoration.

Overview

Glass is made by Smelting Sand in a Furnace. Sunlight can penetrate through glass, making it useful for buildings such as greenhouses and in-door farms, or for use as a view-port. As of 1.8 beta, glass can be naturally found in NPC Villages. Glass blocks adjacent to each other are invisible when viewed through glass. Snow does not accumulate on glass blocks, so they are useful in cold Biomes, where a player does not want snowy surfaces. Like certain other blocks, such as Mycelium, a tool with the Silk Touch enchantment is required to collect a glass block without breaking it; otherwise, it will drop nothing.

Crafting

BlockCSS
Glass Pane
x16
ItemCSS
Glass Bottle
x3
None None None None None None
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Glass
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Glass
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Glass
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Glass
None
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Glass
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Glass
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Glass
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Glass
None
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Glass
None
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Daylight Sensor
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
ItemCSS
Nether Quartz
ItemCSS
Nether Quartz
ItemCSS
Nether Quartz
BlockCSS
Wooden Slab
BlockCSS
Wooden Slab
BlockCSS
Wooden Slab
BlockCSS
Stained Glass
x8
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Beacon
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
ItemCSS
Dye
(any)
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
ItemCSS
Nether Star
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
BlockCSS
Glass
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Obsidian
BlockCSS
Obsidian
BlockCSS
Obsidian


Trivia

  • In the Survival Test development phase, glass could be broken very quickly and would drop a glass block to pick up. The only way to obtain glass at that time was to place them on the map before the world was loaded in the game client.
  • Mobs cannot spawn on glass.
  • When glass is placed over a dropped item, the item is trapped inside the glass, but can be retrieved normally.
  • As of update 1.2, Torches can be placed on top of glass, but not on the side of the block.
  • If glass is being broken, the sky behind it will turn blue, even if there are Clouds.
  • Glass and other transparent blocks' other sides cannot be seen; if you look at it from one side, you can't see the texture for the other side of the glass, even if you make a 16x16 are of glass, it still happens.
  • Glass absorbs some of the damage taken from TNT.
  • If clouds touch glass, the glass becomes invisible.

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