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Article in Scientific Reports connects research to hematite on Mars

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Self-organized iron-oxide cementation geometry as an indicator of paleo-flows. Yifeng Wang, Marjorie Chan, and Enrique Merino.

 

From the abstract: "Widespread iron oxide precipitation from groundwater in fine-grained red beds displays various patterns, including nodulation, banding and scallops and fingers. Hematite nodules have been reported also from the Meridiani Planum site on Mars and interpreted as evidence for the ancient presence of water on the red planet. More Information

Curiosity Rover On Mars

IU on Mars: David Bish and Juergen Schieber article on Inside IU Bloomington
NASA: Latest News from Mars
Finding life beyond Earth: JPL | NASA | NOVA
Faculty links: David Bish | Juergen Schieber | CheMin PPT

IU Bloomington geologist reports results of Mars mineralogy investigation. |
IU geologists analyze data from Curiosity’s instruments. |

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Research Focus Sites

OIINK Seismic Research Experiment
Shale Research Lab
Organic Matter from the Santa Barbara Basin
Southern Caribbean Plate Boundary Studies
Exploring Deep-Subsurface Life Podcasts
South Aegean Volcanic Arc Database

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IU Geophysical Society

 


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