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===Building a Charcoal Pit===
 
===Building a Charcoal Pit===
# Place [[firewood#stacking firewood|firewood in stacks]].
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# Place [[firewood#stacking firewood|firewood in stacks]]. (Players may choose to dig a pit, as shown in the graphic below, or place stacks above ground.)
 
# Create an airtight shell by enclosing the stacks in dirt blocks or any non-combustible block, but leave one block on top of the pit open.  
 
# Create an airtight shell by enclosing the stacks in dirt blocks or any non-combustible block, but leave one block on top of the pit open.  
 
# Build a [[firepit]] directly on top of the stack of accessible firewood at the top of the pit.  
 
# Build a [[firepit]] directly on top of the stack of accessible firewood at the top of the pit.  

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Charcoal is a player created fuel resource.

Charcoal
Grid Charcoal.png
Temperature 1300
Seconds 40
Fuel

Creation

Charcoal is created in charcoal pits, which are chambers or spaces where enclosed stacks of firewood are burned.

Building a Charcoal Pit

  1. Place firewood in stacks. (Players may choose to dig a pit, as shown in the graphic below, or place stacks above ground.)
  2. Create an airtight shell by enclosing the stacks in dirt blocks or any non-combustible block, but leave one block on top of the pit open.
  3. Build a firepit directly on top of the stack of accessible firewood at the top of the pit.
  4. Quickly seal the pit by placing one block on top of the fire pit. (Players have 30 seconds to seal the shell or the process will not work)
  5. The pile will create smoke particles, indicating that the process is taking place.
  6. When the pile stops smoking (18 game hours), the process is complete.
  7. Remove the shell and collect the charcoal using bare hands or a shovel

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Dimensions and Considerations

If the charcoal pile is not sealed within 30 seconds of ignition, charcoal will not be produced and the firewood will burn to ash. The maximum size of any charcoal pit extends 11 blocks in any direction. The largest volume of material that can be processed in one pit is therefore 11³ or 1,331 blocks.

Usage

Charcoal is the first type of fuel capable of generating temperatures high enough (1300°C) to smelt metal ores such as Copper (1084°C) Charcoal can also be used as the (Carbon Black) pigment, to label chests and signs.

Storage

Charcoal may be carried in player inventory, or stored in containers.


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