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Fluids, evaporation and precipitates at Gale Crater

Schwenzer, S. P.; Bridges, J. C.; Leveille, R.; Wiens, R. C.; Mangold, N.; McAdam, A.; Conrad, P.; Kelley, S. P.; Westall, F.; Martín-Torres, F. and Zorzano, M.-P. (2015). Fluids, evaporation and precipitates at Gale Crater. In: 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 16-20 Mar 2015, The Woodlands, TX, USA.

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The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission landed in Gale Crater, Mars, on 6th August 2012, and has explored the Yellowknife Bay area. The detailed mineralogical and sedimentological studies provide a unique opportunity to characterise the secondary fluids associated with this habitable environment.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2015 The Authors
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Mars Science Laboratory Studies of Water-Rock Interaction on Mars (SP-11-134-SK)ST/J005339/1UK Space Agency (UKSA)
Keywords: Mars Science Laboratory; alteration; fluids; habitability; clay minerals
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Space
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Item ID: 42496
Depositing User: Susanne Schwenzer
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2015 09:56
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2018 19:06
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