Volcanoes on Mars — You Want Olivine with that?

The Cosmic Companion
May 25 · 3 min read
An unusual mineral deposit on Mars is seen in this false-color photograph of the region set to be explored by Mars 2020. Image credit: NASA/Christopher Kremer/Brown University
This mineral deposit on Mars, imaged from orbit, could provide evidence of explosive volcanism on the Red Planet. Image credit: NASA/Christopher Kremer/Brown University
An animated flyover of the Jezero crater, where Mars 2020 will touch down to explore the Red Planet. Credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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James Maynard is the author of two books, and thousands of articles about space and science. E-mail: thecosmiccompanion@gmail.com

The Cosmic Companion

Exploring the wonders of the Cosmos, one mystery at a time