Credit: NASA/JPL

Credit: NASA/JPL

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover is taking a look at intriguing, eye-catching features on the Red Planet.

This image was taken by Navcam: Right B (NAV_RIGHT_B) onboard NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 926 (2015-03-15 15:04:51 UTC).   Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

This image was taken by Navcam: Right B (NAV_RIGHT_B) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 926 (2015-03-15 15:04:51 UTC).
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Images relayed to date suggest they are vein fracture fills – fractures filled with minerals that precipitated from solution, according to Mars researcher, James Rice.

Curiosity was launched in November 2011, landing on Mars in August 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This image was taken by Mastcam: Left (MAST_LEFT) onboard NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 926 (2015-03-15 15:15:19 UTC).   Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

This image was taken by Mastcam: Left (MAST_LEFT) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 926 (2015-03-15 15:15:19 UTC).
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

This image was taken by Mastcam: Right (MAST_RIGHT) onboard NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 926 (2015-03-15 15:10:56 UTC).   Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

This image was taken by Mastcam: Right (MAST_RIGHT) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 926 (2015-03-15 15:10:56 UTC).
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

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