14069 (8) Crystalline breccia
 >View Microscope
Fact sheet
Description: 

14069 is a tan impact melt rock with fine crystalline matrix and large mineral clasts. Elsewhere it has vesicles, mare basalt clasts and other similarities with 14321. They are most likely pieces of the Fra Mauro Formation.

The sample weighed 24.87 grams before analysis and is 3.78±0.02 billion years old (Ar/Ar).

Rotation 2 shows an anorthosite clast.

Further details of this and other Apollo samples are here: http://curator.jsc.nasa.gov/lunar/

In Place
In Time
Accuracy:
Timescale:
Not known
Ma = Millions of years ago
In Focus
Collection:
What\
Type:
Type: 
metamorphic
What\
Rock-forming minerals:

Rock forming mineral:

What\
Accessory minerals:

Accessory minerals:

What\