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Red Sand
Red Sand
First Appearance Snapshot 13w39a
Type of Block Natural Block
Tool Used Shovelgraphic
Data Values Hex: 0C
Dec:
12
Blast Resistance 2.5
Stackable?
Yes
(64)
Obeys Physics?
Yes
Luminosity
No
Transparency
No

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.

As a Crafting Ingredient

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Red Sandstone
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Red Sand
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Red Sand
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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 sands are the same.
  • As of Minecraft 1.8 update, players can craft Red Sandstone out of Red Sand.

See also: Sand

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