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Apollo Sample 15016

   
Generic Number 15016
Mission Information
Mission Apollo 15
Station 3
Landmark RHYSLING
Bag Number SCB4
Original Weight 923.70 g
Sample Classification
Rock Type Basalt
Rock Subtype Olivine
Description M.G. ol-norm.ol & px phenos, highly vesicular
Sample Availability
Percent of Pristine Sample Available 75.49%
Date of Pristinity Calculation Nov 20, 2014
Thin Sections Available See list of available thin sections.
Public Displays
Display Samples Available
Sample Description Location Map
15016,20 Glass display of Apollo 15 Lunar Sample 15016,20. Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum See Map
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
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Publication Year: 2001

Authors: Ryder, G. and Schuraytz, B. C.

Title: Chemical variation of the large Apollo 15 olivine-normative mare basalt rock samples

Ryder, G. and Schuraytz, B. C. (2001) Chemical variation of the large Apollo 15 olivine-normative mare basalt rock samples. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 106(E1), 1435-1451. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2000je001368.

Publication Year: 1974

Authors: Barker, C.

Title: Composition of the gases associated with the magmas that produced rocks 15016 and 15065

Barker, C. (1974) Composition of the gases associated with the magmas that produced rocks 15016 and 15065. Proceedings of the 5th Lunar Science Conference, 1737-1746.

Publication Year: 1973

Authors: Chappell, B. W. and Green, D. H.

Title: Chemical compositions and petrogenetic relationships in Apollo 15 mare basalts

Chappell, B. W. and Green, D. H. (1973) Chemical compositions and petrogenetic relationships in Apollo 15 mare basalts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 18(2), 237-246. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0012-821x(73)90062-9.

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