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 What does troy ounce mean?

Answer Troy ounces are the standard measure used in the sale of precious metals and coins. A troy ounce is about 10 percent heavier than the ounce used for weighing everyday items such as food and drinks,... Read More »
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Differences Between an Ounce and a Troy Ounce?

When weighing items, is an ounce or troy ounce used? "Webster's New World Finance and Investment Dictionary" says to use ounces to measure volume in pounds or cups. Use troy ounces to weigh precio... Read More »
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How much is a troy ounce?

The troy ounce is slightly heavier than the common ounce, with 1 troy oz. weighing 1.097 oz. This measurement traditionally is used for weighting precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum.S... Read More »
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How big is a troy ounce?

One troy ounce is equal to 31.1034768 grams. Troy ounces originated as a way to measure gold, and a troy ounce is part of the Imperial measuring system. These are not the same as "regular" ounces, ... Read More »
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How heavy is a troy ounce?

A troy ounce weighs approximately 31.103g, while a common ounce weighs approximately 28.349g. The troy ounce is used primarily in describing the weight of precious materials, such as gold, silver, ... Read More »
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