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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

CRISM map of Gale crater, with Curiosity landing site marked

Filed under pretty pictures, Mars, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

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CRISM map of Gale crater, with Curiosity landing site marked A colorful map of the mineralogy at Gale Crater. Greens are phyllosilicates (clays), blue and magenta are sulfates, red is olivine, and orange is mixed sulfates and clays. The landing site is marked by a yellow cross at the top center of this image.

NASA / JPL / JHUAPL / Ralph Milliken

 

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