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Obsidian is the hardest material in Minecraft. It can be collected only with a DIAMOND PICKAXE. Sadly it takes roughly 10 seconds to mine out. Any other pickaxe will simply break the block after about a minute of mining.

Obsidian is created when a source Lava block comes in contact with a flowing Water block. If the water comes in contact with a flowing lava block then Cobblestone is created. Another very useful aspect of obsidian is that it is TNT resistant. We encourage you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY. It has been suggested that the contents of this page be split into two or more separate articles. Discuss The topics presented on this page may be diverse enough to warrant distinct pages. Every specific group of blocks purposefully formed in Minecraft based on coding is part of a natural structure.

The Overworld contains numerous generated structures, at a wide variety of scales. Biomes dictate the shape and height of the world. At this stage, the ground is made mostly of stone and stone variants, with water filling in most empty spaces below layer 63, with exception for structures. Mountains are hills with extreme slopes and cliffs. Mountains can sometimes have caves through them. On an amplified world, mountains are extremely common in all biomes except ocean and swamp biomes. A picture of a mountains biome.