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It has been suggested that this page be merged with Basalt. [discuss]
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Reason: Smooth Basalt is nearly the same thing as regular Basalt and Polished Basalt
Smooth Basalt
Smooth Basalt JE1 BE1.png
Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

4.2

Hardness

1.25

Luminant

No

Transparent

No

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

Smooth Basalt is an ornamental rock smelted from basalt or found as part of amethyst geodes.

Obtaining[]

Breaking[]

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

Block Smooth Basalt
Hardness 1.25
Tool
Breaking time[A]
Default 6.25
Wooden 0.95
Stone 0.5
Iron 0.35
Diamond 0.25
Netherite 0.25
Golden 0.2
  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[]

Smooth basalt generates naturally as a part of the outer layer of amethyst geodes.

Smelting[]

Ingredients Smelting recipe
Basalt +
Any fuel


0.1

Usage[]

Smooth Basalt is currently used only for decoration.

Sounds[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.basalt.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break1.00.816
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.basalt.fallNone[sound 1]0.151.016
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.basalt.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.516
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.basalt.placesubtitles.block.generic.place1.00.816
FootstepsPlayersWalking on the blockblock.basalt.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.016
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:[more information needed]

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameResource locationBlock tags (JE)FormTranslation key
Smooth Basaltsmooth_basaltmineable/pickaxeBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.smooth_basalt

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Smooth Basaltsmooth_basalt632Block & Itemtile.smooth_basalt.name

History[]

Java Edition
1.1721w08aSmooth Basalt JE1 BE1.png Added smooth basalt.
Smooth basalt now replaces tuff as the outer generation of amethyst geodes.
Bedrock Edition
1.17.0beta 1.17.0.50Smooth Basalt JE1 BE1.png Added smooth basalt.
It generates as the outer layer of amethyst geodes.
beta 1.17.0.52Smooth Basalt are no longer available only through Experimental Gameplay.

Issues[]

Issues relating to "Smooth Basalt" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

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