Lunar Sample 15605

MissionApollo 15
Lithologybasalt
Description15605, 15606 and 15607 are small fragments of Ferich mare basalt collected as >1 cm "walnuts" from largest soil sample 15600. 15605 is coarse-grained, 15606 is medium-grained and 15607 is fine-grained. 15606 is very vesicular. They are all examples of olivine-normative basalt with low silica content and with some olivine.


Thin Sections

15605,1 S72-31023
15605,1
S72-31023

15605,5 S72-35282
15605,5
S72-35282

15605,5 S72-35299
15605,5
S72-35299

15605,6 S72-35292
15605,6
S72-35292


In Situ

AS15-82-11123
AS15-82-11123

AS15-82-11151
AS15-82-11151

AS15-82-11152
AS15-82-11152

AS15-82-11153
AS15-82-11153

AS15-82-11154
AS15-82-11154

AS15-82-11155
AS15-82-11155


Cutting and Miscellaneous Lab Views

S71-44942
S71-44942

S71-44943
S71-44943

S71-44944
S71-44944

S71-44945
S71-44945


Other Information

Lunar Sample Compendium, 15605.pdf


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