Lunar Sample 15536

MissionApollo 15
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. 15535 is finer-grained than 15536 chipped from the same boulder.


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15536, west side (S71-44488)
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15536, north side (S71-44489)
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15536, east side (S71-44490)
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15536, south side (S71-44487)
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Thin Sections

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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


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