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‘Black Beauty’ meteorite reveals warm, wet dawn on Mars

By The Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, November 21, 2013 21:30 EDT
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A handout image released June 7, 2013, shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity using its panoramic camera to acquire this view of 'Solander Point.' Image via AFP.
 
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‘Black Beauty’ reveals warm, wet dawn on Mars (via The Christian Science Monitor)

An ancient meteorite (NWA 7533, also called ‘Black Beauty’) dates back over 4 billion years. The gray interior surface, cut away with a diamond saw, shows the countless tiny pieces of broken rock that make up this breccia, while the sparkling black…

[Image via Agence France-Presse]

 
 
 
 
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