Materials for Crafting - a Minecraft trail
Did you know that some of the materials found in the Egypt Centre can also be found in the world of Minecraft? Many thanks to Max (aged 6) for creating this trail with the help of resources at https://minecraft.fandom.com/wiki/Minecraft_Wiki for the additional information on material properties.
Diorite generates in snowy tundra villages. Polished diorite also can be found underwater ruins.
When mining gravel, you may find flint. Flint and steel is used for lighting fires.
Granite can be mined directly from the ground, and can be found in large quantities.
Leather and paper are ideal for making books and maps. Leather is great for making armour too!
In Minecraft, bone can be used to tame wolves, or crafted into bonemeal to help plants grow.
Lapis lazuli can be used as a dye in Minecraft, and is essential for enchanting.
Gold spawns as gold ore that can be smelted into gold ingots for crafting armour and weapons.
Wool can be gathered from sheep and can be dyed in sixteen different colours. It can be used for crafting, and makes a great bed.
Iron is a metal resource obtained from mining iron ore, and can be used to make weapons and armour.
In Minecraft, basalt is found in the Nether. You can also find polished and smooth basalt.
You need to visit the savanna biome to find acacia! The trees have diagonal trunks.
In Minecraft, sandstone is usually found beneath the sand in desert and beach biomes.
Obsidian is a very hard rock, created in Minecraft when water flows over a lava source.
Deepslate is a building block found deep underground. It is very difficult to break.
Bamboo grows quickly and has many uses; fuel for smelting or cooking, to breed pandas, and making scaffolding.
Copper is a decorative and storage block, that can be smelted into ingots.