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Any material which can retain a permanent magnetic charge. Lodestones and iron are naturally occuring magnets. Other metals, such as cobalt, nickel, and gadolinium, can become magnetized when exposed to a strong magnetic field.

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "ferromagnetism" Encyclopædia Britannica [Accessed September 3, 2002].

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