This page is for the ore. For the item, see iron ingotIron Ores are minerals that are found underground. In some cases, tall hills expose iron. It is the most common mineral and has the second best armor. Iron is use to make the second best tools, shears and buckets. Iron pickaxes are required to mine diamonds.
In a furnace; Top Slot: Iron Ore. Bottom Slot: Fuel = Iron Ingot
Iron Ore is the most common mineral found underground. They are found at all stone levels, but most commonly from bedrock level - level 64. Veins of iron ore vary, but the most common is a 2x2x2 square (8 iron). Veins vary from 4-10. Sometimes, iron ore veins generate next to each other, making more then 10.
Iron Ore: /give @p iron_ore