Type of Block
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Granite is a naturally occurring block found in most Overworld biomes.
Granite was first released in the
Bountiful Update (1.8) for the PC version and version 0.9.0 for . Naturally-occurring granite can be found everywhere underground, usually in large patches. It's usually exposed on the surface in Minecraft: Pocket Edition Extreme Hills Biomes, but it can generate in other biomes as well. If normal granite is placed in a 2× square in the lower-left corner of a crafting table, the outcome will be 4 blocks of polished granite.
Polished Granite is the smooth product after crafting 4 granite blocks together. It is mainly used as a decorative, building block, and it was originally only craftable with a stonecutter when it first appeared in Pocket Edition. Mason villagers have a chance to buy polished granite in exchange for emeralds.
Granite requires a pickaxe to harvest, otherwise it will drop nothing.
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Granite was released on Minecraft: Pocket Edition (now known as Bedrock Edition) before Java Edition.
Trying to make a slab of polished granite will result in three stone slabs in the Windows 10 Edition, but this may be a bug in the game.
The first screenshot Jeb released of "Smooth" granite.
The first screenshot of granite as it generates naturally.