Troy Ounce In Grams

Gram is lighter than troy ounce

Gold, silver, and other precious metals are measured in troy ounces, which provide a uniform system of weighing them at online commodity websites. However, at times, we know the weight of items in other systems, such as the metric system in grams and kilograms, but need to convert it in order to correctly analyze the international spot prices of gold or silver or any other precious metal. For this, one needs to know the exact conversion rates. 1 troy ounce in grams is exactly 31.1034768 grams. This shows that the troy ounce has a greater weight than the gram. In order to convert from gram to troy ounce, you need to divide the value by the conversion rate given and in order to change from troy ounce to gram, you must multiply the given weight with the conversion rate mentioned above.

Troy ounce heavier than ounce

Apart from knowing troy ounce grams, you should also know the other kind of ounce that is sometimes mentioned by traders at many online auctions and sales of precious metals. This is the avoirdupois ounce. This may sometimes be mentioned as just ounce. Hence, you need to find out what ounce they are referring to. If the weight mentioned is in ounce and you take it as troy ounce, then you stand to lose in the bargain. One avoirdupois ounce is equal to only 28.35 grams as against one troy ounce which is equal to approximately 3 more grams.

One troy ounce is also written as 1 oz t. It is equal to 1.0971 avoirdupois ounces. Another measure that you may sometimes see on these websites is the pennyweights. There are 20 pennyweights in one troy ounce and if you wish to convert pennyweights into troy ounce, you should divide the value by 20 and for troy ounce into pennyweights, the value should be multiplied by 20.

Troy pound to gram

In order to know 1 troy ounce in grams and for converting gram into troy ounce, the gram is much lighter than a troy ounce, and hence you should multiply the gram with 0.03215 in order to get the value in troy ounce. In case you need to get the value of the gram in the avoirdupois ounce, then you can multiply the gram weight with 0.03527 and get the common ounce weight. In case of a troy pound, there are 12 troy ounces in a troy pound and hence while converting from troy pound to grams, it needs to be first multiplied by 12 to get the weight in troy ounces and this should then be multiplied with 31.1035 grams, in order to get the value of troy ounce in grams.

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Troy Ounce In Grams

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