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First Appearance Classic 0.0.14a (2)
Type of Block Natural Block
Tool Used Shovelgraphic
Data Values Hex: 0C
Blast Resistance 2.5
Stackable? Yes:64
Obeys Physics?
Sand is a common physics obeying block that can be found in deserts or next to water. Being a "physics obeying block" means that it will turn into a falling block entity and fall down until it hits a solid block, and turns back into a normal Sand block, or hits a non-solid block and turns into an item. 4 Sand can be crafted into one Sandstone by placing it in a square, or crafted into TNT by combining it with Gunpowder in a checkerboard pattern, and can also be smelted into Glass.


  • In chunks generated after Beta 1.2's release, the bottom of all Sand piles had a layer of Sandstone.
  • Before Beta 1.8, the spawn point of a world when created would always be on Sand.
  • In the PC and Pocket Edition, particles are released by unstable sand.


See also: Red Sand

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