Emerald Ore Item ID

Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for emerald ore in Minecraft is shown below:

Emerald Ore Spawn Command

The Emerald Ore item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.

If you are running the Essentials plugin, you will need to run /minecraft:give instead of simply /give. This is because the Essentials /give command overrides Minecraft's built-in command.

Mining Tools

Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Emerald Ore blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.

Tool Speed
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.56s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 0.75s

Emerald Ore Information

Emerald Ore

Emerald ore, when broken with a pickaxe, drops the emerald item. To obtain the emerald ore block, the block must be mined with a pickaxe that has the silk touch enchantment. The block itself only generates naturally in Minecraft inside the extreme hills biome.

Item ID minecraft:emerald_ore
Numerical ID 129
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 3.0
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 4731 - 4731