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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Troy ounce is a unit of mass equal to 31.1034768 grams.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 1.86percent or 28.05 to $1536.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 3.31 percent or 1.83 to hit $53.52 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 2.04 percent or 1.22 to trade at $58.70 a barrel.
Brewery Creek was put into Temporary Closure in 2002 following a collapse of the gold price to below $300 US per troy ounce. Golden Predator commenced work on the project starting in 2009.
"We cannot see any logical reason to be willing to sell a security without marking it to market, and in this case that means marking it to $1,400 a troy ounce," Odey Asset Management wrote in a letter to Acacia, seen by the Financial Times.
They contend that when the NH Constitution was ratified in 1783, the Spanish dollar, containing one troy ounce of silver, was the only dollar in circulation, and in 1792 the U.S Mint began issuing identical coins.
Gold metal price accelerated to $1,265.48 per troy ounce from $1,252.43 per troy ounce year-on-year.
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.
It said the average gold price during the half year was PS791 per troy ounce, although by the middle of August it said this had fallen to PS717 per troy ounce, which will reduce sales from pawnbroking scrap during the second half of the year.
The gold price amounted to $1,179 per troy ounce on December 23, 2014, Tazabek reported referring to analysts of Kitco.com.
The 1/4 Troy ounce .22LR Silver Bullet Bullion is solid .999-fine silver lathed to authentically replicate this very popular cartridge.
Interestingly, one troy ounce of gold in Roman Britain 2,000 years ago would buy products valued at one troy ounce of gold because it always kept its retrievable value.