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See also: Sand

Red Sand is a block added to Minecraft in update 1.7 that can be found in the Mesa Biome. It is also affected by gravity, like its counterpart in the Desert Biome.

Crafting

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Trivia

  • Players can plant Cacti on it, making it a good alternative for sand.
  • It was first added to Minecraft in snapshot 13w39a.
  • It can be used to make TNT and Glass, but not standard Sandstone or Concrete Powder.
  • It has a 2.5 blast resistance, like normal sand.
  • Apart from color, the textures for the two kinds of sand are the same.
  • As of Minecraft 1.8 update, players can craft Red Sandstone out of red sand.