Lunar Sample 60056

MissionApollo 16
Sample Typerake
Lithologysoil
LocationScooped soil from the ALSEP site, approximately 170 meters south-southwest of the LM and 50 meters south-southeast of the ALSEP central station.
Descriptionwalnut-sized particles from soil sample 60050 are what gave the soil a "white" appearance on the lunar surface.


Laboratory Views (Mug Shots)

60056, top-north side (S72-41419)
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In Situ

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Cutting and Miscellaneous Lab Views

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Other Information

Lunar Sample Compendium, 60055.pdf


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