NASA Photo ID: S69-60881           File Name: 10075439.jpg
Film Type: 120mm BW                Date Taken: 11/29/69
Title: Rock sample brought to earth from the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission
Description:
Close-up view of Apollo 12 sample 12,062 under observation in the Manned 
Spacecraft Center's Lunar Receiving Laboratory. This sample, collected
during  the second Apollo 12 extravehicular activity (EVA-2) of Astronauts
Charles  Conrad Jr., and Alan L. Bean, is a medium-grained rock with
lath-shaped  crystals of feldspar and pyroxene It contains vugs-holes-with
crystals  growing in them (note right side of exposed portion). An idea of
the size of  the rock can be gained by reference to the gauge on the bottom
portion of the  number meter.              
Subject terms:
APOLLO 12 FLIGHT                        
APOLLO PROJECT                          
EXAMINATION                             
LABORATORIES                            
LUNAR ROCKS                             
LUNAR SURFACE                           
SAMPLES                                 

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