CheMin (Chemistry and Mineralogy)
March 16, 2018.
MSL Release 17 includes new CheMin raw (EDR) and
derived (RDR) data from sols 1773-1869, August 1-
November 8, 2017.
CheMin identifies and measures the abundance of
various minerals on Mars using X-ray diffraction. CheMin
analyzes powdered rock samples generated by the rover's
drill and soil samples collected by the rover's scoop.
CheMin data sets are produced by the CheMin Team at NASA
Ames Reseach Center.
CheMin Data Sets
MSL Analyst's Notebook -
PDS Geosciences Node tool provides
access to MSL data in the context of
mission operations -- by sol,
location, instrument, and other