Astronomy:Shelter Island meteorite
|Shelter Island meteorite|
Shelter Island meteorite viewed by the Opportunity rover (October 3, 2009).
|Weathering grade||Large-scale, cavernous weathering|
|Fall date||Possibly late Noachian|
|Found date||December 1, 2009|
Shelter Island meteorite - close-up (October 1, 2009).
Shelter Island meteorite was found on Mars by the Opportunity rover on October 1, 2009. It is about 27 centimetres (11 in) long.
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- List of Martian meteorites
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- Ashley, J. W. (July 2011). "Evidence for mechanical and chemical alteration of iron-nickel meteorites on Mars: Process insights for Meridiani Planum". Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 116 (E7): E00F20. doi:10.1029/2010JE003672. Bibcode: 2011JGRE..116.0F20A.
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- Beech, Martin; Ian M. Coulson (2010). "The making of Martian meteorite Block Island". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 404 (3): 1457. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.16350.x. Bibcode: 2010MNRAS.404.1457B. Archived from the original on June 20, 2013. https://web.archive.org/web/20130620192256/http://hyperion2.cc.uregina.ca/~astro/block.pdf. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
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