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Apollo Sample 12038

   
Generic Number 12038
Mission Information
Mission Apollo 12
Station
Landmark BENCH CRATER
Bag Number Bag 9-D
Original Weight 746.00 g
Sample Classification
Rock Type Basalt
Rock Subtype Feldspathic
Description C, medium-grained, many vugs, ilmenite, sris, chromite, Fe metal, fayalite, K-feldspar, intersertal to subophitic
Sample Availability
Percent of Pristine Sample Available 80.50%
Date of Pristinity Calculation Oct 15, 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
References
   
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Publication Year: 2010

Authors: O’Sullivan, K. and Neal, C. R.

Title: Petrogenesis of Apollo 12 basalts 12031 and 12038 (abs#2307)

O’Sullivan, K. and Neal, C. R. 2010. Petrogenesis of Apollo 12 basalts 12031 and 12038 (abs#2307). In Proceedings of the 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

Publication Year: 1981

Authors: Nyquist, L. E., Wooden, J. L., Shih, C.-Y., Wiesmann, H., and Bansal, B. M.

Title: Isotopic and REE studies of lunar basalt 12038: Implications for the petrogenesis of aluminous mare basalts

Nyquist, L. E., Wooden, J. L., Shih, C.-Y., Wiesmann, H., and Bansal, B. M. (1981) Isotopic and REE studies of lunar basalt 12038: Implications for the petrogenesis of aluminous mare basalts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 55, 335-355.

Publication Year: 1979

Authors: Beaty, D. W., Hill, S. M. R., Albee, A. L., and Baldridge, W. S.

Title: Apollo 12 feldspathic basalts 12031, 12038 and 12072 - Petrology, comparison and interpretations

Beaty, D. W., Hill, S. M. R., Albee, A. L., and Baldridge, W. S. (1979) Apollo 12 feldspathic basalts 12031, 12038 and 12072 - Petrology, comparison and interpretations. Proceedings of the 10th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 115-139.

Publication Year: 1972

Authors: Busche, F. D., Prinz, M., Keil, K., and Bunch, T. E.

Title: Spinels and the petrogenesis of some Apollo 12 igneous rocks

Busche, F. D., Prinz, M., Keil, K., and Bunch, T. E. (1972) Spinels and the petrogenesis of some Apollo 12 igneous rocks. American Mineralogist, 1729-1747.

Publication Year: 1971

Authors: Busche, F. D., Conrad, G. H., Keil, K., Prinz, M., Bunch, T. E., Erlichman, J., and Quaide, W. L.

Title: Electron microprobe analysis of minerals from Apollo 12 lunar samples

Busche, F. D., Conrad, G. H., Keil, K., Prinz, M., Bunch, T. E., Erlichman, J., and Quaide, W. L. (1971) Electron microprobe analysis of minerals from Apollo 12 lunar samples. UNM Institute of Meteoritics Special Publications 3.

Publication Year: 1971

Authors: Hörz, F., Hartung, J. B., and Gault, D. E.

Title: Micrometeorite craters and related features on lunar rock surfaces

Hörz, F., Hartung, J. B., and Gault, D. E. (1971) Micrometeorite craters and related features on lunar rock surfaces. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 10, 381-386.

Publication Year: 1971

Authors: Hörz, F., Hartung, J. B., and Gault, D. E.

Title: Micrometeorite craters on lunar rock surfaces

Hörz, F., Hartung, J. B., and Gault, D. E. (1971) Micrometeorite craters on lunar rock surfaces. Journal of Geophysical Research 76, 5770-5798.

Publication Year: 1971

Authors: Bogard, D. D., Funkhouser, J. G., Schaeffer, O. A., and Zahringer, J.

Title: Noble gas abundances in lunar material-cosmic ray spallation products and radiation ages from the Sea of Tranquility and the Ocean of Storms

Bogard, D. D., Funkhouser, J. G., Schaeffer, O. A., and Zahringer, J. (1971) Noble gas abundances in lunar material-cosmic ray spallation products and radiation ages from the Sea of Tranquility and the Ocean of Storms. Journal of Geophysical Research 76(11), 2757-2779. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/JB076i011p02757.

Publication Year: 1971

Authors: Strangway, D. W., Pearce, G. W., Gose, W. A., and Timme, R. W.

Title: Remanent magnetization of lunar samples

Strangway, D. W., Pearce, G. W., Gose, W. A., and Timme, R. W. (1971) Remanent magnetization of lunar samples. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 13(1), 43-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0012-821X(71)90103-8.

Publication Year: 1971

Authors: Hörz, F. and Hartung, J. B.

Title: The lunar-surface orientation of some Apollo 12 rocks

Hörz, F. and Hartung, J. B. (1971) The lunar-surface orientation of some Apollo 12 rocks. Proceedings of the 2nd Lunar Science Conference, 2629-2638.

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