How to make simulant Martian dirt

In a recent project, I simulated Mars to see if I could get a fern to grow. A bit like a terrarium but with Mars instead of ‘Terra’ inside, a ‘marsarium’ if you will. Yeah Pauly Shore, you better be proud. I made a baby biodome.

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Nice job ! And so it gives a mix with the expected red color.
Poor fern, that don’t make any nitrogen, nor potassium, nor phosphore.
Life will be hard for it !

How did you create the biodome?

This article includes a bit of a build video and a bill of materials.

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