Magnesite

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Magnesite (MgCO3) is a chemical compound that is present on Mars. It was identified in Martian dust in Gusev Crater by the Spirit rover.

Magnesite can be refined into magnesium oxide, a refractory material use din kiln bricks, and the oxide can be further refined into Magnesium, through electrolysis or the Pidgeon process.

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