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Aerogel

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Aerogel
Type Solid Block
Transparent Yes
Luminance No
Blast Resistance 6000
Tool A Holystone Pickaxe or better is required to mine this block
Renewable No
Stackable Yes (64)
Flammable No
Drops Itself
Data Value See Data values
ID Name See Data values


Found in dungeons. Incredibly high TNT resistance
~ Book of Lore


Aerogel is a type of block found in the Aether.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Aerogel requires a pickaxe to be obtained, in which when mined, it will drop itself. If mined without a pickaxe, it will drop nothing and be destroyed. Aerogel can be obtained by pouring Lava in the Aether.

Block Aerogel.png Aerogel
Hardness 1
Tool Holystone Pickaxe
Breaktex.png Breaking time
Hand 5
Skyroot 0.76
Holystone 0.46
Zanite and Valkyrie* 0.38
Gravitite 0.26

*Times are from unenchanted tools in seconds, and Zanite with max durability.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Aerogel is resistant to explosions, more so than other blocks, and is resistant as overworld Obsidian.

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting Recipe
Aerogel Slabs Aerogel

Crafting GUI.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel Slabs.png

GridNumbersCSS.png
Aerogel Stairs Aerogel

Crafting GUI.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel Stairs.png

GridNumbersCSS.png
Aerogel Wall Aerogel

Crafting GUI.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel.png

Grid Aerogel Wall.png

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Aerogel is an actual material in real life, a solid where 96% of it's molecular components is composed from a gas that has been intensively compressed. It is extremely lightweight (some forms such as graphene aerogels are many times lighter than air), an excellent thermal insulator, and has the lowest bulk density of any known porous solid in history, although is both brittle and soluble. It is nicknamed frozen smoke, solid smoke, solid air, or blue smoke, and feels like expanded polystyrene (styrofoam) to the touch.
  • The Book of Lore description is misleading, as Aerogel can no longer be found in Dungeons

Data values[edit | edit source]

Aerogel's data values are:

Name ID name DV
Aerogel.png Aerogel aether:aerogel 181 (dec), B5 (hex), 10110101 (bin)

Issues[edit | edit source]

Issues relating to Aerogel block are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues for Aerogel there.

History[edit | edit source]

The Aether[edit | edit source]

  • Initial release: Introduced
  • 1.02:
    • Aerogel no longer appears in dungeon chests
    • Pouring Lava in the Aether now spawns Aerogel
  • 1.04: Lava now turns into Aerogel instead of Obsidian when placed in the Aether

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