# Metric Tons (Tonnes) to Carats Conversion

Enter the weight in metric tons below to get the value converted to carats.

**Results in Carats:**

## How to Convert Metric Tons to Carats

To convert a metric ton measurement to a carat measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One metric ton is equal to 5,000,000 carats, so use this simple formula to convert:

The weight in carats is equal to the metric tons multiplied by 5,000,000.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 metric tons to carats using the formula above.

Metric tons and carats are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Metric Tons (Tonnes)

One tonne is equal to 1,000 kilograms or 2,204.6 pounds, and is used throughout the world as a unit of mass/weight.^{[1]} One tonne is also equal to 1 megagram.
The metric ton should not be confused with short tons, used primarily in the US, or long tons, used primarily in the UK.

The metric ton is an SI accepted unit for weight for use with the metric system. A metric ton is sometimes also referred to as a tonne. Metric tons can be abbreviated as *t*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *T*, *Te*, or *MT*. For example, 1 metric ton can be written as 1 t, 1 T, 1 Te, or 1 MT.

In the US the unit is referred to as the metric ton, while the rest of the world refers to it as the tonne.
Most often it's still pronounced as *tun*, but it is sometimes pronounced *tunny*.

## Carats

The carat is a unit of mass/weight equal to 200 milligrams.^{[2]}

A carat is sometimes also referred to as a metric carat. Carats can be abbreviated as *ct*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *CD*. For example, 1 carat can be written as 1 ct or 1 CD.

## Metric Ton to Carat Conversion Table

Metric Tons | Carats |
---|---|

0.000001 t | 5 ct |

0.000002 t | 10 ct |

0.000003 t | 15 ct |

0.000004 t | 20 ct |

0.000005 t | 25 ct |

0.000006 t | 30 ct |

0.000007 t | 35 ct |

0.000008 t | 40 ct |

0.000009 t | 45 ct |

0.0000001 t | 0.5 ct |

0.000001 t | 5 ct |

0.00001 t | 50 ct |

0.0001 t | 500 ct |

0.001 t | 5,000 ct |

0.01 t | 50,000 ct |

0.1 t | 500,000 ct |

1 t | 5,000,000 ct |

## References

- US Food & Drug Administration, Investigations Operations Manual 2015, https://www.fda.gov/media/75942/download
- National Institute of Standards and Technology, Precious Metals Conversion Information, https://www.nist.gov/pml/weights-and-measures/laws-and-regulations/precious-metals-conversion