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Humans have known about magnetism for many thousands of years. For example, lodestone is a magnetised form of the iron oxide mineral magnetite. It has the property of attracting iron objects. It is referred to in old European and Asian historical records; from around $$\text{800}$$ BCE in Europe and around $$\text{2 600}$$ BCE in Asia.