Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mineral map of Endeavour's nearest rim

Mineral map of Endeavour's nearest rim
Mineral map of Endeavour's nearest rim CRISM spectral maps of the bit of Endeavour's rim nearest to Opportunity show smectite (red) associated with the upraised rim rocks and hydrated sulfate minerals (blue) associated with the lower-elevation sedimentary fill. The image is about 1 kilometer wide. NASA / JPL-Caltech / University of Arizona / JHUAPL

This mineral map comes from James Wray et al., "Phyllosilicates and sulfates at Endeavour Crater, Meridiani Planum, Mars," GRL, 2009.

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