Planetary Instrument for X-Ray Lithochemistry

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Planetary Instrument for X-Ray Lithochemistry (PIXL) is an x-ray fluorescence spectrometer to determine the fine scale elemental composition of Martian surface materials designed for the Mars 2020 rover mission.[1][2]

Mars 2020 - PIXL (31 July 2014).

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  1. ^ Webster, Guy (31 July 2014). "Mars 2020 Rover's PIXL to Focus X-Rays on Tiny Targets". NASA. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Adaptive sampling for rover x-ray lithochemistry" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-08-08.

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