How Is Gold Measured?

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Gold is weighed when it is bought and sold. 24 kt is pure or almost pure. 14 kt gold is 58.33% pure gold. 22 kt is 91.67% pure gold. In June, 2010 pure gold was selling for \$12,219.10 per ounce. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold
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Gold is measured in carats. To measure gold you would use a troy weight. A troy weight is used to also measure precious metals and gemstones.
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