Lunar Sample 15535

MissionApollo 15
Sample Typerock
Lithologybasalt
LocationLunar samples 15535 and 15536 were chipped from a small boulder (0.75 m) that was about 20 meters from the edge of Hadley Rille in an area called The Terrace.
Descriptionis a fine-grained, olivine-bearing mare basalt in which fine-grained pyroxenes are enclosed in poikilitic plagioclases and olivine phenocrysts are scattered. It is finer-grained than 15536, chipped from the same boulder.


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15535, west side (S71-44482)
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15535, north side (S71-44483)
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15535, east side (S71-44484)
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15535, south side (S71-44481)
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Thin Sections

15535,0 S71-51787
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15535,0 S71-51788
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15535,0 S71-52197
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15535,0 S71-52491
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15535,0 S71-52497
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15535,3 S71-49470
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15535,3 S71-49483
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15535,3 S71-55280
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15535,9 S71-49488
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15535,11 S71-51396
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15535,12 ryderSC022
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15535,12 S71-55285
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15535,13 S71-52950
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15535,14 S71-55287
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15535,15 S71-55270
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15535,29 S72-31027
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15535,29 S72-31044
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In Situ

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Cutting and Miscellaneous Lab Views

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Stereo Views

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Other Information

Lunar Sample Compendium, 15535.pdf

Lunar Sample Catalog 15535 Description


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