The Source Crater of Martian Shergottite Meteorites

  title={The Source Crater of Martian Shergottite Meteorites},
  author={Stephanie C. Werner and Anouck Ody and François Poulet},
  pages={1343 - 1346}
Sourcing Martian Meteorites There are nearly 150 recognized martian meteorites, but where exactly they came from on Mars is not known. Werner et al. (p. 1343, published online 6 March) present evidence that the <5 million-year-old Mojave impact crater on Mars is the single ejection site of one type of martian meteorites: the shergottites. The Mojave crater formed on an ancient terrain on Mars, and so the shergottites represent old martian crustal material. Martian meteorites originated from the… 
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  • Geology, Physics
    Meteoritics & Planetary Science
  • 2019
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