How much does a solid gold bar weigh?
A solid gold bar typically weighs around 31.1 grams, or just over one ounce. Of course, this can vary slightly depending on the exact purity and size of the bar. The majority of gold bars produced today are 24 karat (pure gold), so they would be expected to weigh very close to this amount. Some bars may be slightly larger or smaller, and thus may weigh a bit more or less than 31.1 grams.
Gold is one of the heaviest metals, so a small bar like this can actually be quite heavy in comparison to other objects of a similar size. For example, a standard sheet of printer paper weighs about 5 grams – meaning a gold bar is more than five times as heavy! This makes it