Step Back in Time with the Carboniferous Mod (1.5.2)

The Carboniferous mod for 1.5.2 lets you travel back in time to a new dimension. The Carboniferous Era brings 7 new biomes: the Coal Swamp, Calamites Swamp, Islands, Highlands, Rainforest, Ocean and River. It also brings new exotic trees, new mobs, and new blocks.

Getting There:

First craft these two items:
Carboniferous Era mod recipe

Then place the Time Box on the floor and right click on it with the Time Rod.

time box minecraft 1.5.2 download

This will spawn a portal that can bring you back to the Carboniferous Era.

portal 1.5.2

New Biomes:

Coal Swamp:
coal swamp

A flat biome with a lot of Lepidodendrons.

Calamites Swamp:
calamite swamp minecraft mod

A hilly swamp with Calamites and Lepidodendrons.

highland biome

A biome with high elevations.

island mod biome

This biome can be found in oceans. Home to Sigillaria trees.

rainforest biome

A hilly, overgrown, forest biome with with Lepidodendrons and Cordaites.


World Structures:

volcanoes minecraft

They can spawn in almost every biome and can be found in many different shapes and sizes.

Spiders’ Lair:
Spiders' lair

Found underground in almost every biome.

ocean coral

Spawns underwater below y level 54.

Sediment Ores:
sediment ore minecraft

These spawn at the the bottom of bodies of water and contain lots ores.

New Mobs:


A creature that hover in the water motionless most of the time. It has a 1 in 30 chance of dropping an Ammonite shell.

Brachiopod 1.5.2 mod

These can be found at the bottom of oceans and don’t move. When right clicked while holding a net you have a chance of getting a pearl which can used to craft grinding stones. Has a 1 in 30 chance of dropping an Brachiopod shell.


Spawns in swamp biomes and drops meat which can be cooked and skin which can be made into armor and flippers.

Orthacanthus mod

A shark that spawns in water and will drop Raw Fish and Shark Teeth upon death. They will attack the player in the water.


Found in Swamps and Highlands.

minecraft crab 1.5.2

When provoked they will attack you dealing 1/2 heart of damage. They can get others to attack you as well.


These spawn everywhere in groups of 2-4. When right clicked while holding a net they will drop in an item form.


Found in spiders’ lairs.

New Blocks:

Grinder 1.5.2 mods

The grinder is used to grind certain items down it other forms with can made into other cool items. The Block looks like above and when grinding the cog will spin in the middle. When right clicked on the block it will bring up the Grinder Gui.

Download Magic Utilities Mod for 1.5.2:


  1. Locate your Minecraft.jar file.
  2. Open Minecraft.jar using Winrar and delete the META-INF folder
  3. Drag the files from the forge zip file into Minecraft.jar.
  4. Run Minecraft once
  5. Drag the Carboniferous .zip file into the .minecraft/mods folder.
  6. Have Fun!