Quote from kabbage »Technically speaking, there is no "steel" in minecraft. There is however iron, which can be mined and smelted in a furnace. Iron and flint are what are actually used in flint and steel.
Quote from 2weirdy
Please, use the wiki. That's why it's there. That's why the forum isn't flooded with thousands of questions that are actually common knowledge. Thank you.
Quote from xbAdStArx
it looks like a flint and a steel
Quote from AcroLaser
Well you cant find steel, its two metals mixed together so its not really an ore............
Quote from minecraftian173
Thank you for that response, I was about to say the same thing.