[meteorite-list] Mars rocks and Moon rocks

From: CMcdon0923_at_aol.com <CMcdon0923_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:48:10 2004
Message-ID: <ae.1bcd1447.28ef4a3d_at_aol.com>

<< Why are the Mars rocks not a reddish color like their parent planet? >>

OK...here's a highly unscientific quess....Remember, actually we've never
really SEEN a Mars rock "in person", so we don't really know what they look
like. If I'm not mistaken, the reddish tint we see on Mars is basically iron
oxide, ON THE SURFACE of the planet. What might lie below the surface, where
the meteorites would have been "excavated" from during an impact, remains

Received on Fri 05 Oct 2001 01:39:09 PM PDT

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