It's about 250,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt
In other words, 230 grains is 255,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.000003920 times that amount.The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.000903 grains. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 42,100,000,000 grains of salt each year.
It's about one-four-hundred-thousandth as heavy as an Elephant
In other words, 230 grains is 0.00000250 times the weight of an Elephant, and the weight of an Elephant is 400,000 times that amount.(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 94,000,000 grains. Among African elephants, both males and females have tusks (whereas female Asian elephants, Elephas maximus, do not have tusks) which can grow to 3 m (10 ft) and typically weigh about 62,000,000 grains
It's about one-four-hundred-fifty-thousandth as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
In other words, the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 430,000 times 230 grains.(for FMNH PR2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
The notable Tyrannosaurus specimen housed at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, "Sue," is estimated to have weighed about 99,000,000 grains while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fifty-thousandth as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
In other words, 230 grains is 0.000001320 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 758,000 times that amount.(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 174,000,000 grains. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."
It's about 0.0000002 times as heavy as The Space Shuttle
In other words, 230 grains is 0.000000210 times the weight of The Space Shuttle, and the weight of The Space Shuttle is 4,800,000 times that amount.(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 1,100,000,000 grains. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 300,000,000 grains.
It's about 0.0000002 times as heavy as a Blue Whale
In other words, 230 grains is 0.0000001430 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 6,990,000 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 1,610,000,000 grains. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 15.40 grains each.
It's about 0.00000010 times as heavy as a House
In other words, 230 grains is 0.00000009550 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 10,500,000 times that amount.(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 2,410,000,000 grains, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 7,100,000 grains.