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]

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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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Adaptive sampling for rover x-ray lithochemistry" (PDF).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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