NASA Photo ID: S70-20954           File Name: 10075446.jpg
Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 01/01/70
Title: Thin section of rock brought back to earth by Apollo 12 mission
Description:
An idea of the mineralogy and texture of a lunar sample can be achieved by 
use of color microphotos. This thin section is Apollo 12 lunar sample
number  12057.27, under polarized light. The lavender minerals are
pyrexene; the  black mineral is ilmenite; the white and brown, feldspar;
and the remainder,  olivine.                 
Subject terms:
APOLLO 12 FLIGHT                        
APOLLO PROJECT                          
JOHNSON SPACE CENTER                    
LABORATORIES                            
LUNAR COMPOSITION                       
LUNAR GEOLOGY                           
LUNAR ROCKS                             
PHOTOMICROGRAPHS                        
SAMPLES                                 
TEXAS                                   

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