71535 (4) Ilmenite Basalt
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71535 (and 71548) are medium to coarse grained plagioclase-poikilitic ilmenite basalts with a sub-ophitic texture. Pyroxene is compositionally zoned. Olivine and silica are minor constituents and both contain tranquillityite.

The sample weighed 17.1 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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igneous
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