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It's about 4,500,000 times as heavy as a Nail.
In other words, the weight of a Nail is 0.000000210 times 4.130 tons.
(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
A two-inch finishing nail weighs 0.000000870 tons. Nails have been in use for more than 5,400 years and were ven used as a medium of exchange in ancient times.
It's about 3,500,000 times as heavy as a Jelly Bean.
In other words, the weight of a Jelly Bean is 0.000000290 times 4.130 tons.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
Made of sugar, corn syrup, and pectin, a single jelly bean weighs about 0.00000130 tons. President Ronald Reagan cited jelly beans as his favorite candy and 3.50 tons of the candies were served at his first inauguration in 1981.
It's about 2,500,000 times as heavy as a Paper Clip.
In other words, the weight of a Paper Clip is 0.000000370 times 4.130 tons.
(average)
Notwithstanding the tremendous variation in sizes and materials, a typical paperclip weighs about 0.00000150 tons. The country of Norway has used the paper clip as something of a national symbol since the end of World War II based on the erroneous notion that the paperclip was invented by a Norwegian, Johan Vaaler. However, the paperclip had already been in existence for at least 30 years by the time of Vaaler patented his paperclip design.
It's about 2,000,000 times as heavy as a Playing Card.
In other words, 4.130 tons is 2,100,000 times the weight of a Playing Card, and the weight of a Playing Card is 0.000000480 times that amount.
(ISO 216 B8 size, 2.5" x 3.5")
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card weighs 0.00000200 tons. Although this size is the most common home playing card, many casinos use "bridge size" cards — 2,640 sq. mm (4.036 sq. in) smaller in area.
It's about 1,500,000 times as heavy as a Penny.
In other words, the weight of a Penny is 0.000000670 times 4.130 tons.
(United States) (formally one-cent coin) (Union shield design, 2010-present)
The weight of a United States penny is 0.00000280 tons. According to a 2010 report by the United States Mint, the cost of manufacturing and distributing a penny is $0.0179 — more than its face-value.
It's about 900,000 times as heavy as a Die (Dice).
In other words, 4.130 tons is 910,000 times the weight of a Die (Dice), and the weight of a Die (Dice) is 0.00000110 times that amount.
(for six-sided, 16 mm, rounded cube)
A die, of the size most commonly used in board games and casinos, typically weight 0.00000450 tons. The use of dice and dice-like tools predates written history, with the oldest known examples belonging to a 5,000-year old backgammon set uncovered during an archaeological dig in modern-day Iran.
It's about 700,000 times as heavy as a sheet of Paper.
In other words, the weight of a sheet of Paper is 0.000001000 times 4.130 tons.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
The weight of a ream (500 sheets) of 0.01 tons, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is 0.002 tons, each sheet weighing 0.00000600 tons. Paper of this size has a thickness of 0.004 caliper (0.1 mm).