It's about 3,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 2,830,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.0000000003530 times that amount.The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.000002060 ounces. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 2,010,000,000 ounces of salt each year.
It's about 550,000,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed
In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.00000000180 times 5,840 ounces.(Papaver somniferum)
Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.0000110 ounces. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about 250,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 265,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.000000003770 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 0.0000220 ounces. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 2,160 ounces of sugar each year.
It's about 45,000,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 45,500,000 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.0000000220 times that amount.(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.000128 ounces. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 70,900 ounces of sesame seeds each day.
It's about 40,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 38,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sand, and the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.0000000260 times that amount.(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.00016 ounces. 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 8,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 7,900,000 times the weight of a Grain of Rice, and the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.000000130 times that amount.(conventional; US; long-, medium-, and short-gran varieties; uncooked)
With great differences in variety, the average among a sampling of common short-, medium- and long-grain rices finds that a single grain weighs about 0.00074 ounces before cooking. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about 800,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.000001000 times 5,840 ounces.(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.007 ounces. 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.