14317 (4) Vitric-matrix Breccia
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14317 is a coherent grey-matrix breccia with a small percentage of light clasts up to 3 mm across. Glass and devitrified glass occur in the matrix, along with numerous fine-grained microbreccia clasts. Most of the mineral fragments are deformed pyroxene.

14317 weighed 16.1 grams before analysis. It has not been analysed or 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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