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This image shows ChemCam's close-up of the rock named "Rapitan" with the analysis of its elemental composition.
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01.15.2013

Calcium-Rich Veins in Martian Rocks (Rapitan)

This image shows ChemCam's close-up of the rock named "Rapitan" with the analysis of its elemental composition. The spectral profile of Rapitan's light-colored vein is shown in blue, while that of a basaltic calibration target of known composition is shown in black. For the full image and caption read the annotated version.

This image shows ChemCam's close-up of the rock named "Rapitan" with the analysis of its elemental composition.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL/CNES/IRAP/LPGNantes/CNRS

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