15105 (6) Olivine-phyric Basalt
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15105 is a fine-grained basalt containing resorbed phenocrysts of olivine (rotations 1 and 2). Pyroxene and plagioclase compose nearly 90% of the rock. Accessories include ilmenite, chromite, ulvospinel, metallic iron, troilite and fayalite. 

The sample weighed 5.6 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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igneous
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