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Apollo Sample 60025

   
Generic Number 60025
Mission Information
Mission Apollo 16
Station 10
Landmark
Bag Number
Original Weight 1836.00 g
Sample Classification
Rock Type Breccia
Rock Subtype Anorthosite
Description Pristine cataclastic anorthosite (G)
Sample Availability
Percent of Pristine Sample Available 43.61%
Date of Pristinity Calculation Mar 11, 2015
Thin Sections Available See list of available thin sections.
Public Displays
Display Samples Available
Sample Description Location Map
60025,53 Encapsulated display of Apollo 16 Lunar Sample 60025,53. Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum See Map
60025,54 Glass display of Apollo 16 Lunar Sample 60025,54. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History See Map
60025,126 Thin Section display of Apollo 16 Lunar Sample 60025,126. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History See Map
60025,821 Glass Display of Apollo 16 Lunar Sample 60025,821. Indiana State 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
References
   
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Publication Year: 2011

Authors: Borg, L. E., Connelly, J., Boyet, M., and Carlson, R. W.

Title: The age of lunar ferroan anorthosite 60025 with implications for the interpretation of lunar chronology and the magma ocean model (abs#1171)

Borg, L. E., Connelly, J., Boyet, M., and Carlson, R. W. 2011. The age of lunar ferroan anorthosite 60025 with implications for the interpretation of lunar chronology and the magma ocean model (abs#1171). In Proceedings of the 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

Publication Year: 2005

Authors: Shih, C.-Y., Nyquist, L. E., Reese, Y., Yamaguchi, A., and Takeda, H.

Title: Rb-Sr and Sm – Nd isotopic studies of lunar highland meteorites Y-86032 and lunar ferroan anorthosites 60025 and 67075 (abs#1433)

Shih, C.-Y., Nyquist, L. E., Reese, Y., Yamaguchi, A., and Takeda, H. 2005. Rb-Sr and Sm – Nd isotopic studies of lunar highland meteorites Y-86032 and lunar ferroan anorthosites 60025 and 67075 (abs#1433). In Proceedings of the 36th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

Publication Year: 2001

Authors: Grismore, R., Llewellyn, R. A., Brown, M. D., Dowson, S. T., and Cumblidge, K.

Title: Measurements of the concentrations of 26Al in lunar rocks 15555 and 60025

Grismore, R., Llewellyn, R. A., Brown, M. D., Dowson, S. T., and Cumblidge, K. (2001) Measurements of the concentrations of 26Al in lunar rocks 15555 and 60025. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 187, 163-171.

Publication Year: 1996

Authors: McCallum, I. S. and O’Brien, H. E.

Title: Stratigraphy of the lunar highland crust: Depths of burial of lunar samples from cooling-rate studies

McCallum, I. S. and O’Brien, H. E. (1996) Stratigraphy of the lunar highland crust: Depths of burial of lunar samples from cooling-rate studies. American Mineralogist, 1166-1175.

Publication Year: 1993

Authors: Premo, W. R. and Tatsumoto, M.

Title: U-Pb isotopic systematics of ferroan anorthosite 60025 (abs)

Premo, W. R. and Tatsumoto, M. 1993. U-Pb isotopic systematics of ferroan anorthosite 60025 (abs). In Proceedings of the 24th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 1173-1174.

Publication Year: 1992

Authors: Premo, W. R. and Tatsumoto, M.

Title: Contrasting U-Th-Pb, Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd isotopic systematics of lunar ferroan anorthosite 60025 and 62237. Implications on the age and origin of the moon

Premo, W. R. and Tatsumoto, M. (1992) Contrasting U-Th-Pb, Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd isotopic systematics of lunar ferroan anorthosite 60025 and 62237. Implications on the age and origin of the moon, Unpublished.

Publication Year: 1991

Authors: James, O. B., Lindstrom, M. M., and McGee, J. J.

Title: Lunar ferroan anorthosite 60025: Petrology and chemistry of mafic lithologies

James, O. B., Lindstrom, M. M., and McGee, J. J. (1991) Lunar ferroan anorthosite 60025: Petrology and chemistry of mafic lithologies. Proceedings of the 21st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 63-87.

Publication Year: 1988

Authors: Carlson, R. W. and Lugmair, G. W.

Title: The age of ferroan anorthosite 60025: oldest crust on a young Moon?

Carlson, R. W. and Lugmair, G. W. (1988) The age of ferroan anorthosite 60025: oldest crust on a young Moon? Earth and Planetary Science Letters 90(2), 119-130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0012-821X(88)90095-7.

Publication Year: 1987

Authors: Hanan, B. B. and Tilton, G. R.

Title: 60025: relict of primitive lunar crust?

Hanan, B. B. and Tilton, G. R. (1987) 60025: relict of primitive lunar crust? Earth and Planetary Science Letters 84(1), 15-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0012-821x(87)90171-3.

Publication Year: 1982

Authors: Ryder, G.

Title: Lunar anorthosite 60025, the petrogenesis of lunar anorthosites and the composition of the Moon

Ryder, G. (1982) Lunar anorthosite 60025, the petrogenesis of lunar anorthosites and the composition of the Moon. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 46(9), 1591-1601. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0016-7037(82)90316-7.

Publication Year: 1980

Authors: Ryder, G. and Norman, M. D.

Title: Catalog of Apollo 16 rocks (3 vol.)

Ryder, G. and Norman, M. D. (1980) Catalog of Apollo 16 rocks (3 vol.). National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX.

Publication Year: 1979

Authors: Ryder, G. and Norman, M. D.

Title: Catalog of pristine non-mare materials Part 2. Anorthosites. Revised

Ryder, G. and Norman, M. D. (1979) Catalog of pristine non-mare materials Part 2. Anorthosites. Revised. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX.

Publication Year: 1978

Authors: Jeanloz, R. F. and Ahrens, T. J.

Title: The equation of state of a lunar anorthosite: 60025

Jeanloz, R. F. and Ahrens, T. J. (1978) The equation of state of a lunar anorthosite: 60025. Proceedings of the 9th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 2789-2803.

Publication Year: 1977

Authors: Nunes, P. D., Unruh, D. M., and Tatsumoto, M.

Title: U-Th-Pb systematics of Apollo 16 samples 60018, 60025 and 64435; and the continuing problem of terrestrial Pb contamination of lunar samples

Nunes, P. D., Unruh, D. M., and Tatsumoto, M. (1977) U-Th-Pb systematics of Apollo 16 samples 60018, 60025 and 64435; and the continuing problem of terrestrial Pb contamination of lunar samples. In Lunar Sample Studies (ed. W. Phinney), pp. 61.

Publication Year: 1973

Authors: Krahenbuhl, U., Ganapathy, R., Morgan, J. W., and Anders, E.

Title: Volatile elements in Apollo 16 samples: possible evidence for outgassing of the moon

Krahenbuhl, U., Ganapathy, R., Morgan, J. W., and Anders, E. (1973) Volatile elements in Apollo 16 samples: possible evidence for outgassing of the moon. Science 180(4088), 858-861. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.180.4088.858.

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