The Block of Gold is the highest stage of gold items available and is quite rare. It is used to craft the Enchanted Golden Apple, to make Beacons or as a building block. Gold blocks can be crafted with nine Gold Ingots arranged in a 3x3 grid. These blocks are often used as a symbol of a player's wealth.
How to obtain
Crafted from nine gold ingots
Find the Ocean Monument and in the centre of it there are four gold blocks,which there are Elder Guardians spawn.
Gold Blocks were originally impervious to explosions.
Originally, Gold Blocks sometimes dropped from Gold Ore when mined.