Strange 'Martian' Mineral Mounds Rise Up from Utah's Great Salt Lake

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Oct 22, 2019
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Rare mounds of a crystalline mineral have emerged above the surface of Utah's Great Salt Lake, where they're expected to remain just a few months before disappearing again.

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The report stated "Scientists think these mounds may be similar to mineral structures on Mars that could preserve traces of microbes that may have lived in the planet’s saltwater lakes billions of years ago."

Over the years, a number of Martian meteorites (e.g. ALH84001) were examined in labs looking for Martian life. So far, no life on Mars confirmed. NASA scientists find evidence of water in meteorite, reviving debate over life on Mars
 

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