What is Included in the Compendium?

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What is included in the compendium?

This compendium includes the following information where possible and available:

  • collection and macroscopic details, such as maps and images
  • curation details including any images taken during sample processing and sketches that might help decipher such actions
  • basic petrography, mineralogy and petrology including 2 diagrams, tables, and thin section or hand sample images that help illustrate textures or mineralogy
  • basic major, trace and isotopic geochemistry, again including tables and diagrams that might help to illustrate salient features of a given sample
  • chronologic information and studies
  • comparisons to Apollo and Luna samples, as well as any relevant spacecraft data

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