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Apollo Sample 12007

Generic Number 12007
Mission Information
Mission Apollo 12
Bag Number
Original Weight 65.20 g
Sample Classification
Rock Type Basalt
Rock Subtype Pigeonite
Description C, medium-grained, few vugs, ilmenite, chromite, ulvospinel, silica, porphyritic pigeonite, ophitic to radiate matrix
Sample Availability
Percent of Pristine Sample Available 72.72%
Date of Pristinity Calculation Apr 16, 2014
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 12007