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mars' "white rock" feature lacks evidence of an aqueous originThe Thermal Emission Spectrometer on board the Mars Global Surveyor has observed "White Rock" and the data do not indicate the presence of evaporite minerals. We suggest it is a deposit of compacted or weakly cemented aeolian sediment.
Document ID
20000081159
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Ruff, S. W.
(Arizona State Univ. Tempe, AZ United States)
Christensen, P. R.
(Arizona State Univ. Tempe, AZ United States)
Clark, R. N.
(Geological Survey Denver, CO United States)
Kieffer, H. H.
(Geological Survey Flagstaff, AZ United States)
Malin, M. C.
(Malin Space Science Systems San Diego, CA United States)
Bandfield, J. L.
(Arizona State Univ. Tempe, AZ United States)
Jakosky, B. M.
(Colorado Univ. Boulder, CO United States)
Lane, M. D.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Mellon, M. T.
(Colorado Univ. Boulder, CO United States)
Presley, M. A.
(Arizona State Univ. Tempe, AZ United States)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 2000
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXI
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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