Gold Measurements and Weights

Gold Measurements and weights

Here are the standards used for gold measurements and weights in the precious metals industry for all gold products including bullion, coins, rounds and bars. Strict adherence to these gold measurements and weights are a critical part of the industry.

1 Ounce Troy                 = 31.1033 Grams
1 Ounce Troy                 = 20 dwt (Pennyweight)
12 Ounces Troy             = 1 Pound Troy
14.5833 Ounces Troy   = 1 Pound Avoirdupois
0.9114 Ounce Troy        = 1 Ounce Avoirdupois
32.15 Ounce Troy          = 1 Kilogram
1 Gram                             = 5.0 Karats
1 Gram                             = 0.643 dwt
1.5552 Grams                 = 1 dwt
28.3495 Grams             = 1 Ounce Avoirdupois
1000 Grams                   = 1 Kilogram
240 dwt                          = 1 Pound Troy
643.01 dwt                     = 1 Kilogram
18.2291 dwt                    = 1 Ounce Avoirdupois
291.666 dwt                    = 1 Pound Avoirdupois
1 Kilogram                      = 2.68 Pounds Troy
1 Kilogram                      = 35.2740 Ounces Avoirdupois
1 Kilogram                      = 2.2046 Pounds Avoirdupois
Metric Ton                      = 1,000 Kilograms
1 Inch                                 = 25.40 Millimeters
1 Millimeter                      = 0.0394 Inch

Karat Gold Values

8 K – .333 or 33.3% pure
10 K – .416 or 41.6% pure
14 K – .583 or 58.3% pure
16 K – .666 or 66.6% pure
18 K – .75 or 75% pure
22 K – .916 or 91.6% pure
24 K – 100% pure