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How are these meteorites assigned a Martian origin?
Could (any number of small) asteroid approaches have made the deposits?
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Recent Arrival , Oct 9th.
Yes, I wonder the same thing, how they can be so certain.
Tom In Space
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It'll be down to chemical composition..
of course, they cant be 100% certain that there's not some random mars like stuff from elsewhere, but by what we know of martian geology..? should maybe be Martiology..
and chemistry they can tell if a rock is probably from there.
The Armchair Spaceman
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