Snow (Block)
Gravity? No
Tool Shovel
On Break Snowball

Snow Blocks are blocks of pure snow made of 4 Snowballs similar to Sandstone. They only need a 2x2 crafting space, so a workbench isn't necessary. The process is irreversable unlike Iron Blocks or Gold Blocks. You can destroy a snow block with a shovel to obtain 4 snowballs though. Snow blocks are resistant to most variables that would melt snow in real life, such as Lava, Fire, and Torches. Snow Blocks have a texture similar to cobblestone, but in white form. Snow blocks are mainly used for decoration, or building with a winter theme, like a snow fort, or possibly an igloo.

[edit] Crafting

Fill in a 2x2 space with snowballs.

[edit] Opacity

Snow Blocks are blocks with Opacity. Blocks with Opacity are not "fully complete" blocks or have transparency. For some of these blocks, it may not be possible to place other types of blocks directly onto them. Blocks with Opacity are as follows: Water (Source), Lava (Source), Tall Grass, Oak Sapling, Birch Sapling, Spruce Sapling, Jungle Sapling, Red Mushroom, Brown Mushroom, Red Flower, Dandelion, Crops, Sugar Cane, Cactus, End Portal, Portal, Fire, Sign, Torch, Snow, Air, Enchantment Table, Redstone Torch, Redstone Wire, Button, Pressure Plate, Lever, Rail, Trapdoor, Redstone Repeater, Door, Iron Door, Bed, Cake, Fence, Ladder, Oak Wood Stairs, Spruce Wood Stairs, Jungle Wood Stairs, Birch Wood Stairs, Cobblestone Stairs, Bricks Stairs, Stone Brick Stairs, Nether Brick Stairs, Sandstone Stairs, Quartz Stairs, Stone Slab, Sandstone Slab, Cobblestone Slab, Bricks Slab, Stone Brick Slab, Oak Wood Slab, Jungle Wood Slab, Birch Wood Slab, Spruce Wood Slab, Nether Brick Slab, Quartz Slab, Farmland, Chest, Large Chest, Glowstone, Piston, Sticky Piston, Oak Leaves, Jungle Leaves, Spruce Leaves, Birch Leaves, Glass, and Ice.

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Last edited by Vast on 8 June 2013 at 20:55
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