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NASA rover Curiosity finds a rock not seen before on Mars

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, October 12, 2012 8:36 EDT
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NASA rover Curiosity finds a rock not seen before on Mars (+video)

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has indentified a type of rock scientists have never seen on Mars before, but it’s one familiar to geologists on Earth. The Martian rock, a form of basalt, has a composition very similar to volcanic rocks found in ocean-island settings such as Hawaii and the Azores, as well…


 
 
 
 
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