# Order of magnitude (mass)

This is a compilation of masses of various orders of magnitude for comparison purposes. The information is often to be understood as “typical values”; the converted values ​​are rounded.

The basic unit of mass in the international system of units is 1  kilogram ( unit symbol kg), the formula symbol m .

## Masses less than 1 µg (<10 −9 kg = 1 microgram)

• 1.78 x 10 -36 kg - Mass of increase of a body whose internal energy of 1  eV increases
• <4 · 10 −36 kg - mass of an electron neutrino
• 9.11 · 10 −31 kg - mass of an electron
• 2.67–5.88 · 10 −30 kg - mass of a down quark
• 6.24-10.7 · 10 -30 kg - mass of an up quark
• 1.88 · 10 −28 kg - mass of a muon
• 1.67 · 10 −27 kg - mass of a proton
• 3.17 · 10 −27 kg - mass of a τ lepton
• 2.25 · 10 −25 kg - mass of a Higgs boson
• 3.01-3.08 · 10 −25 kg - mass of a top quark
• 3.27 · 10 −25 kg - mass of a gold atom
• 6.97 x 10 -23 kg - Mass of the protein - the molecule actin
• approx. 5 · 10 −21 kg - mass of the protein molecule titin
• approx. 6 · 10 −19 kg - mass of an influenza virus
• approx. 10-15 kg - mass of a bacterium
• <10 −14 kg - mass of a fine dust particle
• approx. 2 · 10 −12 kg - lethal dose of the most toxic substance known - botulinum toxin ( LD50 = 3 ng / 100 kg iv)
• approx. 10-11 kg - birch - pollen grain

## 1 kg to 1000 kg (1 t) (10 0 kg to 10 3 kg)

• approx. 1300 g - the average mass of an adult human brain
• approx. 3250 g - average mass of a newborn baby
• 4000 g - bullet, shot put women
• 6350.29318 g = 1 stone = 14 pounds
• 7257 g - bullet, male shot put (16 pounds)
• 19.958 kg - 44 pound curling stone
• approx. 29 kg - mass of a standard pavement slab (50 cm x 50 cm x 5 cm) made of concrete
• approx. 50 kg - large bag of cement
• 50 kg = 1 quintals
• 100 kg = 1 Dawulla , Ethiopia
• approx. 250 kg - adult lion
• approx. 700 kg - typical dairy cow
• 907.18474 kg = 1 American ton = 2000 pounds

## 1,000 t to 1,000,000 t (10 6 kg to 10 9 kg)

• 2,900 t - launch mass of the Saturn V , the launch rocket of the Apollo moon missions (2550 t of which is fuel)
• 5,600 t - a modern ship of the German Navy "Frigatte Sachsen (F 219) "
• 7,300 t - weight of the steel structure of the Eiffel Tower
• approx.10,100 t - total mass of the Eiffel Tower
• 53,147 t - displacement of the RMS Titanic , the largest ship in 1912
• 89,600 t - displacement of the aircraft carrier Enterprise
• 100,000 t - mass of the Golden Gate Bridge
• 564,736 t - the largest ship in the world, the years Viking oil tanker (fully loaded)
• approx. 1,000,000 t - mass that the sun loses per second due to the solar wind

## 10 9 kg to 10 15 kg

• 4,260,000 t (4.26 · 10 9 kg) - mass that the sun loses every second through nuclear fusion
• 400,000,000 t (4 · 10 11 kg) - worldwide paper production per year
• 2,800,000,000 t (2.8 · 10 12 kg) - worldwide amount of mined iron ore in 2011
• 3,000,000,000,000 t (3 · 10 15 kg) - mass of CO 2 in the earth's atmosphere