14264 (17) Vitric-matrix Breccia
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14264 is dark grey regolith breccia with large rounded lithic clasts. 83% of the sample is matrix, which contains class of plagioclase feldspar, olivine, pyroxene, ilmenite, troilite, metallic iron, glass and agglutinates. Our thin section is from one of the lithic clasts.

The sample weighed 117.8 grams before analysis. It has not been dated.

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

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Ma = Millions of years ago
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