Rock Around the World

Rock Around The World

Scientists Need Your Help!

Mars Scientists are asking students from around the world to help them understand the red planet. Send in a rock collected by you or your classroom from your region of the world and we will use a special tool like the one on the Mars Exploration Rovers to tell you what it's made of.
If you've already sent in a rock and received your certificate, you can find it by entering the rock ID (like RATW02759) on your certificate here:
Or browse through all the rocks we've received by clicking on this map:
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Rock of the Month
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Rock of the Month

Each month we will feature a new rock from a different part of the world. This month's rock comes from Eusebio O. of Narraville, Walvis Bay, the Skeleton Coast, Namibia, Africa.
Rocks Received:12858
Pictures Online:12414
Spectra Collected:12570
We are now working on making the RATW site multilingual!
Currently available languages: English | Chinese (in progress)
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