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What is karat or kt gold?

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2015-08-25 06:36:56
2015-08-25 06:36:56

There is no such thing as pure gold as that is actually very soft. Gold is mixed with other metals to make it harder and stronger. Karat means the amount of pure gold; the most commonly used gold is 14k and 18k, which means the percentage of gold is 58.3% and 75% respectively.

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2008-05-20 00:29:16
2008-05-20 00:29:16

karat means the percentage of real gold in the piece The Karat mark indicates the percentage of pure gold in the piece 24K is 100% gold, 18K is 75% gold, 14K is 58.3% gold, 10K is 41.7% gold. The rest of the metal is made of a blend (alloys) of other metals that give it strength and durability. These include copper, silver, nickel and zinc.

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24 karat gold is 100% pure gold. There is no such thing as 28 karat gold.

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No some manufacturers use K and some use KT as abbreviations for karat of gold

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Yes, 24 kt gold is the purest and most expensive.

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It means the ring you have is 14 karat gold.

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No. Karat purity is a 24 point scale.

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Karat - The karat (symbol kt) a unit of measure of the amount of pure gold in a metal. One karat represents 1/24th of an alloy's total weight. One hundred percent gold is 24 karats.24-karat gold = .995 to .9999922-karat gold = .91618-karat gold = .75014-karat gold = .58310-karat gold = .4167

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US gold coins were 90% pure gold, or 21.6 Kt.

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The 14 on gold jewelry means that is made of 14 karat (or 14 kt) gold.

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the abbreviation of karat is k or kt.

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it is 14 karat gold, made in Italy, US usually marks it 585. It means that there is 58.5% of pure gold in the metal, which makes it 14 karat.

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it stands for ct or kt which means carat/karat

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There is no such thing. The number is wrong and the word is spelled with a "k". If you mean .958 (point nine five eight), that is the specific value of what is called 10 karat, or 10-kt gold. Pure gold is 24-kt. gold. 50% pure gold is 12-kt. Therefore, 10-kt gold is only 41.7% pure.

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14 Karat gold is more expensive, so to some it might be considered "better", but 10 Karat gold is more durable, so will scratch/bend less and could possibly last longer.

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It is 9ct which is the grading of the Gold. 9 Karat Gold is 9/24ths Gold or 37.5% Gold. Ct or Carat is only used in reference to Gemstones.

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pure gold is 24 Karat gold and is 99.99% pure a ring made of 18 karat gold is 75 % gold and 25 % other metals a 14 Kt gold is 58.3% pure and the balance other metals such as silver copper

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A karat signifies how pure gold is and the higher it is the more gold there is. Pure gold, which is 100%, is too soft to use so it often has other metals mixed in to make more durable. 10 karat gold is 41.7% gold, 14 karat gold is 58% gold, 18 karat gold is 75% gold and 22k gold is 91.67%.

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Are you looking at it or buying/selling it? 10-kt gf looks the same as 10-kt solid gold. But that's where the similarity ends. 10 karat filled gold is a very thin layer of 10-kt gold bonded to each side of a thicker sheet of a base metal.

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2 grams 14 kt worth how much money

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18 kt GE means that the jewelry is made up of 18 karat gold plate. The GE stands for gold electroplate.

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10 karat is 41.67 % gold 14 karat is 58.33 % gold 18 karat is 75 % gold 24 karat is 100 % gold

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The KY you are taking about is actually KT which means Karat so 14KT is a type of gold purity scale with 24KT (999) being the purest gold and 9KT the most impure. KY stands for the Karat of Yellow gold specifically, just as KW is for White gold.

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Removing all of the impurities in the 10 karat gold will leave you with 24 karat gold.

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That is 75% gold, and 25% hardening metal- also known as 18 karat or 18k. In REAL 18 kt gold, the number 750 is raised above the surface, and not stamped into it.

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Karat is a unit for purity of gold,14 kt, 18 kt, 22 kt,24 kt etc; while Gram is a unit of weight. This means you can measure the weight in grams,as well as the purity (in karats) in a piece of Gold jewelry or coin or what ever form.Weight is like 1 gram, 1 ounce, or milligrams,even 1 kilogram! 24 kt would then mean 99.9% pure it is also called 999 purity. When one says 1 gram of 24 kt,999 purity it means there is one gram weight of the purest gold,which gives us a unit price.

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10 karat gold means that it has 10 parts of gold in the total of 24 parts of gold. If you have 10 grams 10K gold, you would have 41.6% of fine gold (99.99%) inside, it would be 4.16 grams of gold.


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