Grain

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The grain measurement, the earliest unit of weight measurement, used a grain of wheat or barley corn as its standard. It is the smallest unit of measure in the Troy system.

One grain also equals 64.798 of a milligram; 15.432 grains equals a gram.

It is also a unit used to measure pearls and equals 1/4 of a carat.

Grain also refers to cleavage direction in a diamond and patterns of color in an opal.

Troy Weight

Grain
Abbreviation: gn
24 gn to 1 dwt

Pennyweight
Abbreviation: dwt
20 dwts to 1 Troy Ounce

Troy Ounce
Abbreviation: ozt
12 oz to 1 Troy Pound

Troy Pound
Abbreviation: lb. t.
1 lb. t. = 5,760 gn
1 lb. t. = 240 dwt
1 lb. t. = 12 ozt

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