Assessing the mineralogy of the watershed and fan deposits of the Jezero crater paleolake system, Mars

  title={Assessing the mineralogy of the watershed and fan deposits of the Jezero crater paleolake system, Mars},
  author={Timothy A. Goudge and John F. Mustard and James W. Head and Caleb I. Fassett and Sandra M. Wiseman},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets},
  pages={775 - 808}
We present results from geomorphic mapping and visible to near‐infrared spectral analyses of the Jezero crater paleolake basin and its associated watershed. The goal of this study is to understand the provenance of the sedimentary deposits within this open‐basin lake using a source‐to‐sink approach. Two fan deposits located within the basin have distinct visible to near‐infrared mineralogic signatures measured by the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM). The northern fan… 
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