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Meridiani Planum, Terra Meridiani, Marsi
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7 valid minerals.

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite ?7.AD.30CaSO4
Epsomite ?7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kieserite ?7.CB.05MgSO4 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite ?28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite ?29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kieserite ?29.6.2.1MgSO4 · H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Iron-Fe
'Pyroxene Group' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
OOxygen
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)

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Golden, D.C., Ming, D.W., Morris, R.V., and Graff, T.G. (2008) Synthetic (Hydrothermal) Hematite-Rich Mars-Analog Spherules from Acid-Sulfate Brines: Implications for Formation and Diagenesis of Hematite Spherules in Outcrops at Meridiani Planum, Mars. 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference; 10-14 Mar. 2008; League City, TX.
Fleischer, I. et al. (2010) Mineralogy and chemistry of cobbles at Meridiani Planum, Mars, investigated by the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity (Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 115, E00F05).

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