Block structure

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Block structure

Field Description Size
Magic no value always 0xD9B4BEF9, see network IDs 4 bytes
Blocksize number of bytes following up to end of block 4 bytes
Blockheader Contains 6 elements, see block header 80 bytes
Transaction counter positive integer VI = VarInt 1 - 9 bytes
transactions the (non empty) list of transactions <Transaction counter>-many transactions