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Title: The Lodestones
Url: http://www.phy6.org/earthmag/lodeston.htm
Creator: Stern, David P. (David Peter), 1931-
Publisher: David P. Stern
Description: This web page, authored and curated by David P. Stern, describes the causes of naturally occurring magnetite magnets, or 'lodestones.' It explains theories about the function of lightening and heat in such processes, and the possibility of magnetized iron. It is part of a larger work, "The Great Magnet, the Earth", that outlines to history and the study of magnetic fields and the earth's magnetism.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy -- Description of special minerals, A-Z -- Magnetite
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Special topics, A-Z -- Magnetic fields
Science -- Physics -- Geomagnetism -- Magnetic observations -- Earth currents
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Earth
Physics -- Currents
Physics -- Magnetism
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2008-02-23
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reference
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Rights: Dr. David P. Stern
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-04-14 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-04-13 15:57:37 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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