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Very round granules at Stonebriggs in Glen Torridon, Curiosity sol 2356

Very round granules at Stonebriggs in Glen Torridon, Curiosity sol 2356

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Very round granules at Stonebriggs in Glen Torridon, Curiosity sol 2356
Curiosity took these images with its MAHLI camera on sol 2356 (24 March 2019). The grains are unusually round (though not uniquely so) and are in the coarse sand to granule size range, only a few millimeters in diameter.

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Original image data dated on or about March 24, 2019

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