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How heavy is 10,100 tonnes?

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It's about as heavy as The Eiffel Tower.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 10,100 tonnes. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 7.5 cu. m (260 cu. ft) of solid material.
It's about three-fourths as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge.
In other words, 10,100 tonnes is 0.75830 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 1.3190 times that amount.
(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 13,320 tonnes. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 10,100 tonnes is 0.410 times the weight of The Statue of Liberty, and the weight of The Statue of Liberty is 2.40 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty is roughly 24,000 tonnes. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about eight times as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood).
In other words, 10,100 tonnes is 7.80 times the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood), and the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 0.130 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
The weight of wood in a Giant Sequoia is 1,300 tonnes. General Sherman, a specimen in Sequoia National Park in Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world by volume, with an estimated weight of about 1,900 tonnes.
It's about one-tenth as heavy as The CN Tower.
In other words, 10,100 tonnes is 0.085659 times the weight of The CN Tower, and the weight of The CN Tower is 11.6740 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada)
The CN Tower weighs approximately 117,910 tonnes. The Tower is home to the world's highest glass floor — a viewing area that allows visitors to look straight down 342 m (1,120 ft) to the ground below.
It's about sixteen times as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue).
In other words, 10,100 tonnes is 15.90 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 0.0629 times that amount.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 635 tonnes. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about one-twentieth as heavy as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 10,100 tonnes is 0.05005 times the weight of The Sears Tower, and the weight of The Sears Tower is 19.980 times that amount.
(officially "Willis Tower" as of 2009) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Willis Tower weighs approximately 201,800 tonnes. The outer wall surface of the Tower is covered with black anodized aluminum panels which would total 110,000 sq. m (28 acres) if laid out together.