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Lunar Petrographic Thin Section Set Study Guide


Albee A.L., Gancarz A.J. and Chodos A.A. (1973) Metamorphism of Apollo 16 and 17 -metaclastic rocks. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 4th, 569-596.

Alibert C., Norman M.D. and McCulloch M.T. (1994) An ancient Sm-Nd age for a ferroan noritic anorthosite clast from lunar breccia 67016. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 58, 2921-2926.

Apollo 17 Preliminary Examination Team (1973) Apollo 17 Lunar Samples. Science 182, 659-690.

Basaltic Volcanism Team (1981) Basaltic Volcanism on the Terrestrial Planets. (Lunar and Planetary Institute) Houston pp. 1286.

Belton M.J.S. and 19 authors (1992) Lunar impact basins and far side data from Galileo. Science 255, 570-576.

Bogard D.A. (1983) Meteorite from the moon. Geophys. Res. Letters 10 (several papers).

Borg L., Norman M., Nyquist L., Bogard D., Snyder G., Taylor L. and Lindstrom M. (1999) Isotopic studies of ferroan anorthosite 62236: A young lunar crustal rock from a light rare-earth-element-depleted source. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 63, 2679-2691.

Cadogan P.H. (1981) The Moon - Our Sister Planet. (Cambridge University Press) pp. 391.

Canup R.M. and Righter K. (2000) Origin of the Earth and Moon. (Univ. of Arizona Press) pp. 555.

Carlson R.W. and Lugmair G.W. (1988) The age of ferroan anorthosite 60025: Oldest crust on a young moon? Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 90, 119-130.

Clarke, Kevin (2003) Inconstant Moon.

Cohen B.A. (2001) Lunar meteorites and the lunar cataclysm.

Delano J.W. and Livi K. (1981) Lunar volcanic glasses. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 45, 2137-2149.

Drake M.J. (1975) Lunar anorthosite paradox. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 6th, 293-299.

Dungan M.A. and Brown R.W. (1977) The petrology of the Apollo 12 basalt suite. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf., 8th, 1339-1381.

Dymck R.F., Albee A.L. and Chodos A.A. (1975) Comparative petrology of lunar cumulate rocks. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 6th, 301-341.

French B.M. and Short N.M. (1968) Shock Metamorphism of Natural Materials. (Proceedings) (Mono Book Corp., Baltimore), pp. 644.

Grove T.L., Walker D., Longhi J., Stopler E. and Hays J.F. (1973) Petrology of 12002 and the origin of picritic basalts. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 4th, 995- 1011.

Hanan B.B. and Tilton G.R. (1987) 60025: Relict of primitive lunar crust ? Earth Planet Sci. 84, 15-21.

Hartmann W.K., Phillips R.J. and Taylor G.J. (1986) Origin of the Moon. (Proceedings) (Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston), pp. 781.

Head J.W. (1976) Lunar volcanism in space and time. Rev. Geophys. Space Phys. 14, 265-300.

Heiken G., McKay D.S. and Brown R.W. (1974) Lunar deposits of possible pyroclastic origin. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 38, 1703-1718.

Heiken G. (1975) Petrology of lunar soils. Rev. Geophys. and Space Phys. 13, 567-587.

Heiken G., Vanimin D. and French B. (1991) Lunar Sourcebook. Cambridge Univ. Press.

Hertogen J., Janssens M.J., Takahashi H., Palme H. and Anders E. (1977) Lunar basins and craters. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 8th, 17-45.

Howard K.A., Williams D.E. and Scott D.H. (1974) Lunar basin formation and highland stratigraphy. Rev. Geophys. Space Phys. 12, 309-327.

James O.B. and Flohr M.K. (1983) Subdivision of the Mg- Suite noritic rocks. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 13th, J. Geophys. Res. 88, 603-614.

Jones, Eric (2000) Apollo Lunar Surface Journal.

Korotev R.L. (2003) Lunar Meteorites.

Lawrence D.J., Feldman W.C., Barraclough B.L., Binder A.B., Elphic R.C., Maurice S., and Thomsen D.R. (1998) Global Elemental Maps of the Moon: The Lunar Prospector Gamma-Ray Spectrometer. Science, 281, 1484- 1489.

Lofgren G.E., Donaldson C.H., Williams R.J., Mullins O. and Usselman T.M. (1974) Experimentally reproduced textures of Apollo 15 basalts. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 5th, 549-567.

Longhi J., Walker D., Grove T.L., Stopler E.M. and Hays J.F. (1974) The petrology of the Apollo 17 mare basalts. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 5th, 447-469.

McCallum I.S. and Mathez E.A. (1975) Petrology of noritic cumulates. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 6th, 395-414.

Mendell W.W. (1985) Lunar Bases. (Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston), pp. 865.

Meyer C., McKay D.S., Anderson D.H. and Butler P. (1975) The source of sublimates on the Apollo 15 green and Apollo 17 orange glass samples. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 6th, 673-699.

Meyer C. and Yang S.-V. (1988) Tungsten-bearing yttrobetafite in lunar granophyre. American Mineralogist 73, 1420-1425.

Meyer C., Williams I.S. and Compston W. (1996) Uraniumlead ages for lunar zircons: Evidence for a prolonged period of granophyre formation from 4.32 to 3.88 BY. Meteoritics & Planet. Sci. 31, 370-387.

Morris R.V. (1978) The surface exposure of lunar soils. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 9th, 2287-2297.

Norman M.D., Borg L.E., Nyquist L.E. and Bogard D.D. (2003) Chronology, geochemistry, and petrology of a ferroan noritic anorthosite clast from Decartes breccia 67215: Clues to the age, origin, structure, and impact history of the lunar crust. Meteoritics & Planet. Sci. 38, 645-661.

Nyquist L.E. and Shih C.-Y. (1992) The isotopic record of lunar volcanism. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 56, 2213- 2234.

Papike J.G., Hodges F.N., Bence A.E., Cameron M. and Rhodes J.M. (1976) Mare basalts: crystal chemistry, mineralogy and petrology. Rev. Geophys. Space Phys. 14, 475-540.

Papike J.G., Simon S.B. and Laul J.C. (1982) The Lunar Regolith. Rev. Geophys. Space Phys. 20, 761-826.

Papike J.G., Ryder G. and Shearer C.K. (1998) Lunar Samples. In “Planetary Materials” (ed. Papike). Reviews in Mineralogy 36, ch.5, pp. 234. Mineralogical Society of America Proceedings (1970-1991) These “Proceedings” were the product of yearly Lunar Science Conferences first published by the Geochemical Society (1970-1981), then by the Geophysical Society (1982-1987) and then by the Lunar Planetary Institute (1988-1991). Most papers describing lunar samples were published in these peer reviewed “Proceedings”.

Roddy D.J, Pepin R.O. and Merrill R.B. (1976) Impact and Explosion Cratering. (Proceedings) The Lunar Science Institute, Houston. pp. 1301.

Ryder G. (1982) Lunar anorthosite 60025. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 46, 1591-1601.

Ryder G. (1990) Lunar samples, lunar accretion and the early bombardment of the Moon. EOS March 6, 313-315.

Sato M., Hicklin N.L. and McLane J.E. (1973) Oxygen fugacity values of lunar samples. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 4th, 1061-1079.

Schonfeld E. and Meyer C. (1972) The abundances of components of the lunar soil. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 3rd, 1397-1420.

Science (1994) Vol. 266, 1777-1916. (many papers on the Clementine Mission)

Sclar C.B. and Bauer J.F. (1975) Shock-induced melting in norite 78235. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 6th, 799-820.

Shervais J.W, Taylor L.A. and Laul J.C. (1983) Ancient crustal components in the Fra Mauro breccias. Proc. Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf. 14th, J. Geophys. Res. 88, 77-192.

Shih C.-Y., Nyquist L.E., Dash E.J., Bogard D.D., Bansal B.M. and Wiesmann H. (1993) Ages of pristine noritic clasts from lunar breccias 15445 and 15455. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 57, 915-931.

Simon S.B., Papike J.J. and Gosselin D.C. (1986) Petrology of the Apollo 15 regolith breccias. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 50, 2675-2691.

Simonds C.H., Warner J.L. and Phinney W.C. (1973) Petrology of Apollo 16 poikilitic rocks. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 4th, 613-632.

Simonds C.H., Phinney W.C. and Warner J.L. (1977) Apollo 14 breccias. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 8th, 1869-1893.

Solomon S.C. and Longhi J. (1977) Magma oceanography. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf 8th, 583-599.

Smith J.V. and Steele I.M. (1976) Lunar mineralogy. American Mineralogist 61, 1059-1116.

Spudis P.D. and Ryder G. (1981) Apollo 17 impact melts. In Multi-Ring Basins. Proc. Lunar and Planet. Sci. 12th (Pergamon Press) 133-148.

Steele I.M. (1975) Mineralogy of lunar norite 78235. American Mineralogist 60, 1086-1091.

Stoeser D.B., Marvin U.B., Wood J.A., Wolfe R.W. and Bower J.F. (1974) Petrology of a stratified boulder from the south massif, Taurus-Littrow. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 5th, 355-377.

Stöffler D., Knoll H.D., Marvin U.B., Simonds C.H. and Warren P.H. (1980) Classification of lunar breccias. In Proc. Conf. Lunar Highlands Crust, ed., Papike and Merrill (Pergamon Press), 51-70.

Taylor S.R. (1975) Lunar Science: A Post- Apollo View. (Pergamon Press), pp. 372.

Taylor S.R. (1982) Planetary Science: A Lunar Perspective. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston. pp. 481.

Taylor G.J. (1994) Legacy of Apollo. Scientific American 271, 40-47.

Taylor G.J. (1998) The biggest hole in the solar system.

Taylor G.J. (2000) The surprising lunar maria.

Taylor G.J. (2000) A new moon for the twenty-first century.

Taylor G.J. (2002) The moon beyond 2002.

Walker D. and Hays J.F. (1977) Plagioclase floatation and lunar crust formation. Geology 5, 425-428.

Walker D. (1983) Lunar and terrestrial crust formation. Proc. Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf 14th, J. Geophys. Res. 88, 17-25.

Warner J.L. and Bickel C.E. (1978) Lunar plutonic rocks. American Mineralogist 63, 1010-1015.

Warren P.H. and Wasson J.T. (1977) Pristine nonmare rocks and the nature of the lunar crust. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 8th, 2215-2235.

Warren P.H. (1985) The magma ocean concept and lunar evolution. Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 13, 201-240.

Weill D.F., Grieve R.A., McCallum I.S. and Bottinga Y. (1971) Mineralogy-petrology of lunar samples: Viscosity of melts. Proc. Lunar Sci. Conf. 2nd, 413-430.

Weitz C.M. (1997) Explosive volcanic eruptions on the moon.

Wolf E.W., Bailey N.G., Lucchitta B.K., Muehlberger W.R., Scott D.H., Sutton R.L. and Wilshire H.G. (1981) The geologic investigation of the Taurus-Littrow valley; Apollo 17 landing site. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1080. GPO, Washington D.C., pp. 280.