# Frequent question: How much fuel is a block of coal?

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Fuel. Blocks of coal can be used as fuel in a furnace. One block of coal lasts 800 seconds (16000 ticks), which smelts 80 items. This is ten times the duration of a single piece of coal and 11⁄9 times as efficient (+11.11%) as nine individual pieces of coal- which would only smelt 72 items.

## How many blocks can 1 coal smelt?

The type of fuel that should be used depends on the number of items in question. For larger jobs, a single lava bucket or a block of coal can burn more items than can fit in the furnace—both input and output are limited to a stack of 64, but a block of coal burns 80 items, and lava can burn 100 items.

## How much does a block of coal?

A block of coal lasts 80 items. It is therefore more efficient to use coal blocks compared to using 9 individual pieces, which would only yield 72 items. For reference, a bucket of lava yields 100 items.

## How do coal blocks turn into coal?

In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid. To make coal, place 1 block of coal in the 3×3 crafting grid.

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## Is kelp better than coal?

Fuel. Dried kelp blocks can be used as fuel in furnaces, blast furnaces, and smokers. Its burning time is 200 seconds (4000 ticks), and it is able to smelt 20 items. This is 2.5 times greater than the burn duration of coal and charcoal, and 0.25 times the burn duration of a block of coal.

## Does coal or charcoal last longer in Minecraft?

When used in a furnace as a fuel, a piece of charcoal lasts 80 seconds (smelting up to 8 items), the same as coal.

## What is the best fuel in Minecraft?

Furnace/tableFuelBurning time (seconds) [note 1]Number of operations per fuelLava Bucket1000 16:40 20000 ticks100Block of Coal800 13:20 16000 ticks80Dried Kelp Block200 3:20 4000 ticks20Blaze Rod120 2:00 2400 ticks12Ещё 55 строк

## Is charcoal better than coal?

It takes over millions of years to produce coal, whereas charcoal can be produced easily. Charcoal produces more heat, and it is cleaner than coal. Coal is basically a result of fossil fuel that formed over many years, whereas the source of charcoal is slow burning carbon woods.

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## What level can you find coal?

Coal ore can generate in the Overworld in the form of mineral veins. Coal ore attempts to generate 20 times per chunk in veins of size 1-17, from levels 0 to 127, in all biomes.

## Do coal blocks burn forever?

Coal Blocks may be used in a furnace as a fuel. … Using one in a furnace wastes 120 fuel values. They can be set afire in an open space and will burn forever.

## What burns hotter coal or charcoal?

Lump charcoal burns hotter than briquettes. A briquette fire can get up to 800 to 100 degrees, while lump can get up to 1400° F.

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## How do you make charcoal in Minecraft without coal?

Charcoal is an alternative to coal that can be obtained from smelting logs in a furnace. It shares the same uses as normal coal.

## What’s the difference between coal and charcoal?

Coal is a rock you dig out of the ground (that much I knew). Charcoal is a man-made product, and it’s made from wood. You make charcoal by heating wood to high temperatures in the absence of oxygen. … The results is that the wood partially combusts, removing water and impurities and leaving behind mostly pure carbon.