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convert ppb to g/t

Postby geo78 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 2:00 am

need to convert 15ppb of Au (Gold) to g/t (grams/ton). Any ideas?
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Re: convert ppb to g/t

Postby Knight » Tue Dec 14, 2004 12:13 am

geo78 wrote:need to convert 15ppb of Au (Gold) to g/t (grams/ton). Any ideas?


15 ppb = 15/1,000,000,000.

1 tonne = 1,000 kg. 1,000 kg = 1,000,000 grams.

So...

15 parts / 1,000,000,000 parts = 0.015 grams / 1,000,000 grams

and finally...

0.015 grams / 1,000,000 grams = 0.015 grams / tonne
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