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Apollo Sample 12005

Generic Number 12005
Mission Information
Mission Apollo 12
Bag Number
Original Weight 482.00 g
Sample Classification
Rock Type Basalt
Rock Subtype Ilmenite
Description C, medium to coarse-grained, none to very few vesicles & vugs, pyroxene, enclosed embayed olivine, ilmenite, chromite, ulvospinel, variable, highest Mg/Fe
Sample Availability
Percent of Pristine Sample Available 88.31%
Date of Pristinity Calculation Mar 11, 2015
Thin Sections Available See list of available thin sections.
Public Displays
Display Samples Available
Apollo Virtual Microscope @ the Virtual Microscope for Earth Sciences
The Apollo Virtual Microscope collection was developed in collaboration with The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.
Catalogs and Publications
Images for Apollo Sample 12005