Astronomy:Pot of Gold (Mars)

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Short description: Rock in Gusev Crater on Mars
Pot of Gold Rock
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The knobby "Pot of Gold" rock on Mars.
Feature typeRock
CoordinatesCoordinates: 14°36′S 175°30′E / 14.6°S 175.5°E / -14.6; 175.5

Pot of Gold is the nickname for a knobby, softball-sized rock in Gusev Crater on Mars. During an examination by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on June 25, 2004, hematite was first detected by Spirit, suggesting a watery past on Mars.[1]

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