Precious metals are commonly measured in troy ounces. A troy ounce is equivalent to 31.1 g. How many moles are in a troy ounce of gold? How many moles are in a troy ounce of platinum? of silver?
The number of moles is a numerical unit. One mole of stuff unequivocally specifies
Now the molar mass of gold is
How do the individual numbers of platinum, silver, and gold compare in these quantities? Which quantity has the greatest monetary value?
On a personal level, I think only a really decadent society would continue to use such an absurd unit as a