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At 11:02:25 UTC the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) took this picture of a Martian rock from a distance of only 3.8 cm and with a definition of 0.0206 mm/pixel, thus covering an area of 3.3 cm X 2.46 cm.
Close-up detail of the rock already shown a couple of days ago (see
The white vein is almost certainly made of gypsum, clear evidence of the ancient presence of large masses of water.
These layers also contain several conglomerates with frequently recurring shapes and as such are particularly interesting!
What I would give to be able to open those layers in order to observe what they hide inside…
This photo has been processed to allow a better view of the colors, balancing the white and slightly increasing the microcontrast.

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