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Apollo Sample 15556

   
Generic Number 15556
Mission Information
Mission Apollo 15
Station 9A
Landmark HADLEY RILLE
Bag Number SCB 2
Original Weight 1542.00 g
Sample Classification
Rock Type Basalt
Rock Subtype Olivine
Description F.G. ol-norm
Sample Availability
Percent of Pristine Sample Available 85.14%
Date of Pristinity Calculation Jan 13, 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
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Publication Year: 1972

Authors: Strasheim, A., Coetzee, J. H. J., Jackson, P. F. S., Strelow, F. W. E., Wybenga, F. T., Gricius, A. J., and Kokot, M. L.

Title: Analysis of lunar samples 15065, 15301, and 15556, with isotopic data for 7Li/6Li

Strasheim, A., Coetzee, J. H. J., Jackson, P. F. S., Strelow, F. W. E., Wybenga, F. T., Gricius, A. J., and Kokot, M. L. (1972) Analysis of lunar samples 15065, 15301, and 15556, with isotopic data for 7Li/6Li. In The Apollo 15 Lunar Samples (eds. J. W. Chamberlain and C. Watkins), pp. 257-259. The Lunar Science Institute, Houston, TX.

Publication Year: 1972

Authors: Mason, B., Jarosewich, E., Melson, W. G., and Thompson, G.

Title: Mineralogy, petrology, and chemical composition of lunar samples 15085, 15256, 15271, 15471, 15475, 15476, 15535, 15555 and 15556

Mason, B., Jarosewich, E., Melson, W. G., and Thompson, G. (1972) Mineralogy, petrology, and chemical composition of lunar samples 15085, 15256, 15271, 15471, 15475, 15476, 15535, 15555 and 15556. Proceedings of the 3rd Lunar Science Conference, 785-796.

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