Lunar Sample 15606

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

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In Situ

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Cutting and Miscellaneous Lab Views

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Other Information

Lunar Sample Compendium, 15605.pdf


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