Redstone dust is a mineral that drops from a block of Redstone ore and can transfer the power of a Redstone. Redstone dust is used to craft a compass, clock, Redstone torch, repeater, powered and detector rails, and many other mechanisms. A compass is an object with which you can navigate the terrain. The compass arrow always points in the direction of your spawn location or in a lodestone. The Minecraft cursor and game pointer with Redstone Dust and Compass!