Glowstone Cluster
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Generated Structure


The Nether

First Appearance

Update 0.12.1

Glowstone Clusters are naturally Generated Structures found in the Nether. They were added in Update 0.12.1.


Glowstone Clusters generate all over the Nether, and are easily seen if walking around in the Nether.


Glowstone Clusters form as coral-like structures composed of Glowstone on the underside of Netherrack, so they are often found on the ceilings of the Nether, where they provide luminosity. The structure of a Glowstone Cluster resembles those of Mineral Veins, and they can be somewhat large structures. There is no interior to the Glowstone Cluster.


Glowstone Clusters are the primary way to obtain Glowstone Dust, with the only other way being killing Witches


  • Glowstone Clusters can be created artificially by placing Glowstone Blocks in a cluster.
  • To pick up the glowstone as a block, the Player must use a Tool that is Enchanted with Silk Touch.
  • It is incredibly rare, however, it is possible for a Nether Portal to spawn on a Glowstone Cluster.
Generated Structures
Lava PoolsTree (Fallen)CavesIce SpikesGiant MushroomsMoss Stone BouldersMineral VeinRavineFossil
Small Structures
Witch HutDesert WellIglooLibraryDungeon
Large Structures
Abandoned Mineshaft (Mesa)Woodland Mansion • Temples (Jungle | Desert)StrongholdOcean MonumentVillageShipwreck
Nether Structures
Nether FortressGlowstone Cluster
End Structures
End CityChorus TreeEnd PortalEnd Gateway Portal