Mars Report Ref: MIA033
Report date: July-August 2017
Research Status: Open - Possible artefact
Approximate size: 7 cm
Mission: Curiosity Rover
Location: Gale Crater
Found by: Unknown
Image date: Sol 821, Nov 2014
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
Graphics/image editing: M. J. Craig
For such a bizarre and strikingly unusual shape, why oh why was this object not investigated by the Curiosity Rover?
POTENTIAL FOR AN ARTIFICIAL OBJECT
Geometrical proportions. A triangular-shaped object which culminates into a perfectly circular end.
An optical illusion caused by perspective. Odd-shaped rock or sedimentary material.