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Saturday, 15 September 2012

Opportunity Finds Blueberry "Patch"on Mars

Opportunity Finds Blueberry "Patch"on Mars

NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Reveals Geological Mystery:
Spherical Objects Unlike Previously Found 'Blueberries'
ScienceDaily, September 14, 2012)

Puzzling Little Martian Spheres That Don't Taste Like
'Blueberries', NASA picture

NASA Mars rover finds a crunchy 'blueberry' surprise
New Scientist, Septemebr 15, 2012

Mars 'Blueberries': Iron Baubles Spotted By NASA
Opportunity Rover, Suggests Life Existed On Red
Planet, Huffington Post, Sept. 14, 2012

A possibly related paper is:

Weber, K. A., T. L. Spanbauer, D. Wacey, M. R. Kilburn,
D. B. Loope, and R. M. Kettler, 2012, Biosignatures link
microorganisms to iron mineralization in a paleoaquifer.
Geology. vol. 40, no. 8, pp. 747-750.

PDF file at

Best wishes,

Paul H.