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Further testing helped officers identify the substance as fentanyl, which customs officials said could be sold for $34,000 per kilogram on the street.
With a world ivory price in the range of $1,000 per kilogram, that’s a nearly $100,000 payday for poachers.
According to authorities, in at least one case three kilograms of cocaine were taken from the scene, but Riggins checked only one kilogram into evidence, Channel 2 reported.
Investigators have identified more than 50 suspected parcels and intercepted five, each containing approximately one kilogram of cocaine, the release said.
Lewis, 33, was accused in a single count of selling at least one kilogram of heroin.
The Japanese mission also plans to fire a two-kilogram copper projectile at the asteroid; in this way, scientists hope to create a crater that would reveal its internal composition.
Jones knew the group was responsible for the distribution of at least one kilogram of heroin, five kilograms of cocaine, 280 grams of crack cocaine, and marijuana, the office said.
The company says the funding will provide the resources needed to begin building the first two Arion 1 suborbital rockets, designed to carry up to 100 kilograms each, for launches in the second half of 2019.
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The original concept of the kilogram, as the mass of a cubic decimeter of water (a bit more than a quart), was adopted as the base unit of mass by the new revolutionary government of France in 1793. In 1875, in the Treaty of the Meter, 17 countries, including the U.S., adopted the French kilogram as an international standard. In 1889 a new international standard for the kilogram, a metal bar made of platinum iridium, was agreed to; President Benjamin Harrison officially received the 1-kilogram cylinder for the U.S. in 1890. But no one uses that bar very often; for all practical purposes, a kilogram equals 2.2 pounds.
KILOGRAM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kilogram for English Language Learners
: a unit of weight equal to 1,000 grams
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