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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
Magnetic iron ore ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=magnetite magnetite]).  Lodestones, or natural magnets, are found in Siberia, the Island of Elba and in Arkansas.  They were used to make magnetic needles for compasses.
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Magnetic iron ore ([[magnetite]]).  Lodestones, or natural magnets, are found in Siberia, the Island of Elba and in Arkansas.  They were used to make magnetic needles for compasses.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

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Description

Magnetic iron ore (magnetite). Lodestones, or natural magnets, are found in Siberia, the Island of Elba and in Arkansas. They were used to make magnetic needles for compasses.

Synonyms and Related Terms

magnetite

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