troy ounce

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Noun1.troy ounce - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
troy unit - any of the unit of the troy system of weights
apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight - any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces
pennyweight - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 24 grains
drachm, drachma, dram - a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains
apothecaries' pound, troy pound - an apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces or 373.242 grams
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London Spot Gold futures contract will represent 100 troy ounces of unallocated gold, and each London Spot Silver futures contract will be equivalent to 5,000 troy ounces of unallocated silver.
The mine produced more than 45,000 troy ounces (one troy ounce is a little more than 31g) of Welsh gold - the Queen was presented with a kilogram of Gwynfynydd gold on her 60th birthday - and was the last working mine in Wales.
5m pounds of payable copper, 10,475 troy ounces of payable gold and 19,223 troy ounces of payable silver.
MOSCOW, Rabi'I 22, 1435, Jan 23, 2014, SPA -- Russia-focused gold miner Petropavlovsk said on Thursday it expects its 2014 gold production to decline to 625,000 troy ounces from 741,200 ounces in 2013, according to Reuters.
While for the most part of the trading quantity in gold futures is in the full sized futures contract, indicative of 100 troy ounces, quoted in U.
13 million troy ounces as of the beginning of December 2012, the NBU said in a statement.
Trading Unit for the contract is 10 Troy Ounces and the price quotation is in US dollars per troy ounce while the P/L and Margins are in Rupees.
103gm) and customers will have to maintain a minimum of 10 Troy ounces in the account.
According to government data, the country produces between 178 and 200 troy ounces of gold a month, generating annual gold production at around 2,000 ounces.
The miner lowered its production guidance for the year to 750,000-800,000 troy ounces, from 800,000-850,000 ounces, because of lower expected output at its Buzwagi gold mine.
Dating back to 1898, Nome has seen placer miners on beaches and inland recover more than a million troy ounces of gold in the years 1898 to 1985.