The conclusive evidence that these meteorites originated on Mars came from the measurement of gases trapped in one meteorite’s interior. These trapped gases, now confirmed in other meteorites, match those that the Viking lander measured in the martian atmosphere.
OK, at this time of day my eyes are glazing over trying to read the paper, but we're not talking about underground lakes are we? It seems more like rocks that contain water. I'm a geo-ignoramous. Anybody? Anybody? bumpkin? bumpkin?
Organisms which extract their water requirements from hydrated minerals or from ice are considered possible on Mars
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