71548 (4) Ilmenite Basalt
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Description: 

71548 and 71535 are medium to coarse grained plagioclase-poikilitic ilmenite basalts with a sub-ophitic texture. Olivine and silica are minor constituents and both contain tranquillityite.

The sample weighed 25.5 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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