This category is for all the blocks in Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition.
Blocks are the basic units of structure in Minecraft, and are essential to the game play. Together, they build up the in-game environment, and can be mined and utilized in various fashions. There are 153 different blocks (PC version..less on Xbox).
The confusing part to some players is that some "blocks" do not appear in a cube shape (e.g. flowers, torches, fences, etc.). However, they still utilize the full 16×16×16 pixels of space.
Solid blocks, like dirt or stone, do not let light through them.
Transparent blocks have a see through quality to them. There are different types of transparent blocks, for example: Glass