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Luna 20 landing site, Apollonius Highlands, The Mooni
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Luna 20 landing siteLanding Site
Apollonius HighlandsHighlands
The MoonMoon

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Latitude & Longitude: 3° 31' 60'' North , 56° 32' 60'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 3.53333,56.55000
GeoHash:G#: t28hng4rn
Locality type:Landing Site


Located in a mountain region between Mare Crisium and Mare Fecunditatis (closer to the latter).


Lunar regolith (contitental type) probing site. Aggregates of silicate and sulfide clasts, among which a native hafnium particle was found. In comparison to mare samples, these continental ones have higher degree of halogenide abundance.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'α-Brass'
Formula: Cu3Zn
Aluminium
Formula: Al
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Hafnium'
Formula: Hf
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
'Molybdenum'
Formula: Mo
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Zhanghengite
Formula: CuZn

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Aluminium1.AA.05Al
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
'Molybdenum'1.AE.05Mo
Zhanghengite1.AB.10aCuZn
'α-Brass'1.AB.10aCu3Zn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Hafnium'-Hf

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Aluminium1.1.1.5Al
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Zhanghengite1.1.6.2CuZn
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Hafnium'-Hf
Iron-Fe
'Molybdenum'-Mo
'α-Brass'-Cu3Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O BaryteBaSO4
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
AlAluminium
Al AluminiumAl
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
SiSilicon
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S TroiliteFeS
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe IronFe
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TroiliteFeS
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu α-BrassCu3Zn
Cu ZhanghengiteCuZn
ZnZinc
Zn α-BrassCu3Zn
Zn ZhanghengiteCuZn
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdenumMo
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
HfHafnium
Hf HafniumHf
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

References

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- Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A. (2006) Rhenium oxide, potassium perrhenate, hydroxychlorides of iron and aluminium, baryte and celestine in Lunar regolith, - Doklady RAN, 407(5), pp. 654-659 (in Rus.)
- Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A., Mokhov A.V., Gorshkov A.I., Ashikhmina N.A., Magazina L.O., Koporulina E.V. (2006) Lunar monazites, - Doklady Earth Sciences, 407A(3), pp. 498–502.
- Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A. (2007) Moon under a microscope, - Moscow, Nauka, p.128 (in Rus.).
- Gornostaeva, T.A., Mokhov, A.V., Kartashov, P.M., Bogatikov, O.A. (2014): Native Hafnium from the Continental Regolith Probe. Doklady Earth Sciences, 456(1), pp. 545–547.


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