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shergottite

[′shər·gə‚tīt]
(geology)
An achondritic stony meteorite that is composed chiefly of pigeonite and maskelynite.
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By comparing the ratio of HDO to H2O in water on Mars today and comparing it with the ratio in water trapped in a Mars meteorite dating from about 4.
Assuming that the impacts on Mars that sent the SNCs to Earth were random, the Mars meteorite rock ages should reflect this 50-50 split in ages of the surface.
Martin Fisk, a professor of marine geology at OSU, and a team of colleagues discovered microscopic tunnels in a Mars meteorite that match those found in Earth rocks of similar mineral content.
A new analysis of a Mars meteorite suggested that water once flowed on the surface of the Red Planet and came from eruptions of molten rock deep within the planet (159: 123).
We feel stronger about it now than when we wrote the first paper,'' Everett Gibson, co-leader of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Mars meteorite team, said Wednesday in a speech to the National Space Society.
The evidence of life on Mars came from microscopic fossils found on a Mars meteorite, thought to have landed on Earth 13,000 years ago.
Special exhibits include the SpaceX Dragon Crew Transportation Vehicle model, XCOR Lynx Suborbital space ship (take your photo in the cockpit with Bill Nye), a real Mars meteorite, family activities, space arts festival, and special tributes to Sally Ride and Ray Bradbury, and much more.
Moinet teamed up with Meteorite hunter Luc Labenne to collect pieces from the moon, a Mars meteorite, and an asteroid.
A new analysis of a Mars meteorite that fell to Earth suggests that ancient Martian magma--molten rock from deep within the Red Planet--contained significant amounts of water before it erupted on the planet's surface.
And that's the age of the Mars meteorite found in Antarctica that NASA scientists think might hold remains of ancient Martian life.
There will be live entertainment, a 10K race, games for all ages, hand- crafted and boutique items, delicious foods, a live auction featuring an authentic Mars meteorite, sunspot showings by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton, a raffle of a Volvo S40 T5, and much more.
By coincidence, the rocks in this area are about the same age as the 4-billion-year-old Mars meteorite in which NASA scientists found supposed evidence of primitive life in August.