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645.5 miligrams is about half as as a Paper Clip.
In other words, it's 0.46 times the of a Paper Clip, and the of a Paper Clip is 2.2 times that amount.
(average)
Notwithstanding the tremendous variation in sizes and materials, a typical paperclip weighs about 1,400 miligrams. The country of Norway has used the paper clip as something of a national symbol since the end of World War II based on the erroneous notion that the paperclip was invented by a Norwegian, Johan Vaaler. However, the paperclip had already been in existence for at least 30 years by the time of Vaaler patented his paperclip design.
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