HiPOD: Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Crater Excavation of Uncommon Hydrous Minerals

Craters are, of course, common on Mars, but what is interesting about this one is that the impact excavated some uncommon hydrous minerals. Also, the image suggester’s name is John Carter. Make of that what you will.

ID: ESP_054921_1555
date: 14 April 2018
altitude: 257 km

#Mars #science #NASA

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km