Widespread occurrence of vermiculite on Mars

Vermiculite is probably widespread on Mars due to low water conditions and the abundant mafic rocks. Data from Riotinto (SW Spain) provide an example and model of vermiculite formation on Mars

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Javier Cuadros, Chris Mavris (2016). Dataset: Widespread occurrence of vermiculite on Mars. Natural History Museum Data Portal (data.nhm.ac.uk). https://doi.org/10.5519/0070067

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Author(s) Javier Cuadros, Chris Mavris
Affiliation Natural History Museum
Contributors Joe Michalski (Natural History Museum) Jose Miguel Nieto (University of Huelva, Spain) Janice Bishop (SETI Institute, USA)
Dataset category Research
Last updated September 29, 2016
Last resource update September 29, 2016 (Numerical data of X-ray diffraction and near-infrared data.)
Created September 27, 2016
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