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Silica exposed by Spirit

Silica exposed by Spirit

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / Cornell / ASU / Damia Bouic

Silica exposed by Spirit
On sol 1202, Spirit captured this Pancam mosaic of trenches dug by its seized right front wheel, which exposed light-toned material just below the surface. This material was later determined to be nearly pure silica.

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Original image data dated on or about May 22, 2007

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