CheMin (Chemistry and Mineralogy)
March 16, 2015. MSL Release
8 includes new CheMin raw (EDR) and derived (RDR)
data from sols 708 through 804, August 3 through
November 10, 2014. A few RDR products from a
previous release have been revised; see
ERRATA.TXT for details.
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