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Apollo Sample 15116

Generic Number 15116
Mission Information
Mission Apollo 15
Station 2
Bag Number SCB 1 186
Original Weight 7.20 g
Sample Classification
Rock Type Basalt
Rock Subtype Pigeonite
Description Porphyritic pigeonite QNB
Sample Availability
Percent of Pristine Sample Available 89.65%
Date of Pristinity Calculation Mar 30, 2012
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 15116