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Thereafter almost nothing is known of Elam until the latter part of the 1 3th century
bc, when it began re-emerging as a substantial international power. The Elamite
kings Shutruk-Nahhunte and Kutir-Nahhunte invaded Mesopotamia and ...
Little is known of Fermat's early life and education; of Basque origin, he received
his primary education in a local Franciscan school. He studied law, probably at
Toulouse and perhaps also at Bordeaux. Having developed tastes for foreign ...
The garnet mineral known as YIG, containing the rare-earth element yttrium, has
the formula Y3Fe50,2; it is used in microwave circuitry. The most familiar ferrite,
known since biblical times, is magnetite (lodestone, or ferrous ferrite), Fe(Fe204).
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