It's about 6,000,000 times as heavy as a Jelly Bean.
In other words, 7.1 tons is 5,900,000 times the weight of a Jelly Bean, and the weight of a Jelly Bean is 0.00000017 times that amount.(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
Made of sugar, corn syrup, and pectin, a single jelly bean weighs about 0.0000013 tons. President Ronald Reagan cited jelly beans as his favorite candy and 3.5 tons of the candies were served at his first inauguration in 1981.
It's about 8,000,000 times as heavy as a Nail.
In other words, 7.1 tons is 8,200,000 times the weight of a Nail, and the weight of a Nail is 0.00000012 times that amount.(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
A two-inch finishing nail weighs 0.00000087 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 30,000,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop.
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.00000003 times 7.1 tons.(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.0000002 tons. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.
It's about 200,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice.
In other words, 7.1 tons is 220,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Rice, and the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.0000000045 times that amount.(long grain; 14% moisture content)
A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.000000032 tons. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about 1,500,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.00000000067 times 7.1 tons.(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.0000000049 tons. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.
It's about 2,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed.
In other words, 7.1 tons is 1,770,000,000 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.000000000565 times that amount.(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.00000000401 tons. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 2.21 tons of sesame seeds each day.
It's about 10,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar.
In other words, 7.1 tons is 10,300,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.0000000000971 times that amount.(a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)
A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.000000000689 tons. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 0.0675 tons of sugar each year.