15135 (6) Agglutinate
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15135 is a dark gray, heterogeneous agglutinate containing shocked lithic and mineral fragments. It contains about 35% vugs and vesicles up to 2mm diameter. It is tough and subangular. It was collected as part of a rake sample. consists of a vesicular dark glassy matrix containing lithic and mineral clasts. 15135 consists of 45% glass/fine matrix, 5% lithic clasts (mare), 20% mineral fragments, and 30% vesicles. The largest mineral clasts are shocked plagioclase feldspar. Rotation 1 shows a large fine-grained basaltic clast and a smaller anorthositic clast. Rotation 2 shows a suite of small mineral clasts including a partially maskelynised plagioclase clast.

The sample weighed 1.6 grams before analysis and has not been dated.

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

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