70295 (16) Regolith Breccia
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70295 contains about 56 % matrix, with about 6 % mare basalt clasts (rotation 1). It also contains 10 % glass with recognizable agglutinates. The groundmass has a seriate grain size distribution. There is an abundance of orange glass of presumed volcanic origin. Clasts of mare, KREEP and feldspathic basalts have been described along with highland plutonic and granulitic clasts (rotation 2).

The sample weighed 361.2 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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Ma = Millions of years ago
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