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# What is the standard metric unit for mass?

###### Wiki User

###### 2011-11-20 05:31:53

The metric unit of mass is kilogram. It is the mass of a piece

of platinum alloy that keep in a museum in Paris. One kg (kilogram)

is equal to 1000 g (gram). One kg (mass) weighs 2.205 pounds on the

surface of the Earth.