Weights and measures [Q]

Weights and measures [Q]

Carat: Unit of weight = grains = ⅓ tomin = 1/144 ounce (old).

In Spain the following system is registered:

1 frame = 8 ounces

1 ounce = 16 adarmes

1 adarme = 9 carats

1 carat = 4 grains

The carat = 205.4 mg.

The International Bureau of Weights and Measures has designated the metric carat a weight of 200 mg, it is understood as a unit of weight for precious stones, that is, 1 metric carat = 0.2 g.

For diamonds, their weight is usually expressed in points, 100 points = 1 carat.

Quintal: Weight unit = 100 pounds = 4 arrobas.

In Argentina = 4 arrobas = 100 pounds = 45.9367 kg.

In Spain = 4 arrobas = 100 pounds = 46.0093 kg.

In Mexico = 46.024634 kg.

Metric Quintal: Unit of weight = 100 kg.

Quiñong (Quiñon): Philippine unit of area = 10 balitas = 100 loones = 40,000 varas²

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