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Accession Number N20120011125
Title What Lunar Meteorites Tell Us About the Lunar Highlands Crust.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 2p
Personal Author B. L. Jolliff R. A. Zeigler R. L. Korotev
Abstract The first meteorite to be found1 that was eventually (1984) recognized to have originated from the Moon is Yamato 791197. The find date, November 20, 1979, was four days after the end of the first Conference on the Lunar Highland Crust. Since then, 75 other lunar meteorites have been found, and these meteorites provide information about the lunar highlands that was not known from studies of the Apollo and Luna samples
Keywords Feldspars
Highlands
Lunar composition
Lunar crust
Lunar evolution
Lunar geology
Lunar maria
Lunar rocks
Meteorites
Mineralogy
Moon
Petrology
Selenology

 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 54 - Astronomy & Astrophysics
84B - Extraterrestial Exploration
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
Document Type Conference proceedings
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1301
Contract Number N/A

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