Blocks are what that makes Minecraft. They are building pieces that makes the world you are planning and allow you to form your imagination. Each block has got minecraft item id that allows you to select the block you want. Almost all blocks are acquired even without using the creative mode or any inventory editors.
Here is the guide on different types of bricks and stones used for building in Minecraft.
Minecraft world is mainly made of standard stones. When you mine them, it gets turn into cobblestone. Cobblestone can be baked in furnace for turning it into smooth stone.
The first stone you can build is cobblestone because it is the stone that you get from breaking regular stone block. There will be plenty of such stuff of work involved in it.
Mossy Cobblestones are found in few places only like underground dungeons and temples in jungle but you can craft them from vines and cobblestone.
Sandstones are naturally occurred in desert areas and can be made by 4 blocks combination. Each stone has got minecraft id to choose the blocks you want to combine in. Sandstone can be found from ocean so when you explore caves sandstones are found.
Red standstone is the red variant of natural standstone that are found in the Mesa biomes. They can also be made from the red stand and crafted as normal sandstone in the same way.
It is a rock that can be found anywhere in the world. Other than ordinary stones, Diorite cannot be used for making stairs, slabs or bricks.
It is also the same ordinary rock you can find yourself in minecraft id list and it’s found in many parts.