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Blueberry fields for ever

The Mars saga continues. The latest finds — wide areas covered in balls of haematite, or ‘blueberries’, and large sulphate deposits in rocks — enable us to draw in more details of the planet's past climate.

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Figure 1: Blueberry way.

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  1. *35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, League City, Texas, USA, 15–19 March 2004.

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Moore, J. Blueberry fields for ever. Nature 428, 711–712 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/428711a

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