Spectral evidence for hydrated salts in recurring slope lineae on Mars

  title={Spectral evidence for hydrated salts in recurring slope lineae on Mars},
  author={Lujendra Ojha and Mary Beth Wilhelm and Scott L. Murchie and Alfred S. McEwen and James J. Wray and Jennifer Hanley and M. Masse and Matthew Chojnacki},
  journal={Nature Geoscience},
Transient streaks that appear seasonally on Martian slopes are consistent with brine flows, but evidence of water or salts has been lacking. Analysis of spectral data reveals hydrated salts associated with the streaks, confirming a briny origin. 
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