HiPOD: Thursday, 25 May 2023
Serpentine-Bearing Mound in Ariadnes Colles

A Serpentine-Bearing Mound in Ariadnes Colles
A CRISM observation over this unit shows several absorption bands indicative of the mineral serpentine. These probable serpentine-bearing units appear as bright-toned in HiRISE images. This observation will allow us to see the structure in high resolution for better study. The most obvious physical properties of serpentine are its green color and patterned appearance.

ID: ESP_073513_1450
date: 2 April 2022
altitude: 254 km

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full observation details, visit the ID link.