Earth minerals tell us more about their Martian counterparts
The PTAL project has advanced the understanding of Mars’s surface thanks to analysis of Earth analogues and in-lab experiments.
An illustrating image of an astronaut in a spacesuit on Mars`s desert landscape. Illustration: Colourbox.no
A mineral collection has been built up and contains data on most minerals already detected on Mars and other planetary bodies. See all results from the PTAL project in the H2020 programme summarized in an article.
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Earth minerals tell us more about their Martian counterparts, PTAL/results in brief, CORDIS, European Commission, 1.7.2021.