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antoniseb
2004-Apr-21, 08:26 PM
Here's a pointer to a story on the New Scientist web-site about an unusual meteorite that a scientist speculates is from Mars' inner moon Phobos.

http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?...p?id=ns99994902 (http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99994902)

The meteorite contains many unusual minerals, but this article doesn't go into too much detail about the composition.

Algenon the mouse
2004-Apr-22, 12:14 AM
So is Phobos getting too close to Mars? It sounds like it is breaking apart.