HiPOD: Thursday, 25 November 2021
Possible Chloride-Rich Deposit adjacent to Crater Rim

A Chloride-Rich Deposit near a Crater Rim
This image shows a possible chloride deposit outside of an eroded crater rim. The location shows stark contrast from surrounding material. This contrast might suggest a thicker or less-mixed unit, and the proximity to the crater could give some clues as to the deposit at depth.

ID: ESP_070772_1545
date: 31 August 2021
altitude: 256 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_070772_1545
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km