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Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility), The Moon

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Mare Tranquillitatis

Mare Tranquillitatis, The Moon
Science experiments at Tranquility Base

Tranquillity Base, Mare Tranquillitatis, The Moon
Buzz Aldrin's bootprint in the lunar soil

Tranquillity Base, Mare Tranquillitatis, The Moon
Mare Tranquillitatis

Mare Tranquillitatis, The Moon
Science experiments at Tranquility Base

Tranquillity Base, Mare Tranquillitatis, The Moon
Buzz Aldrin's bootprint in the lunar soil

Tranquillity Base, Mare Tranquillitatis, The Moon
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 3° 38' 43'' South , 17° 24' 48'' West (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km


Lunar basalts.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

11 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta: 34(1): 65-79
Armalcolite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Reference: Proc. Apollo 11 Lunar Sci.Conf.(1970) 1, 55-63
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chromite var: Aluminian Chromite
Formula: Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta: 34(1): 65-79
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta: 34(1): 65-79
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta: 34(1): 65-79
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta: 34(1): 65-79
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta: 34(1): 65-79
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta: 34(1): 65-79
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyroxferroite (TL)
Formula: (Fe,Mn,Ca)SiO3
Reference: Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta: 34(1): 65-79
Tranquillityite (TL)
Formula: (Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Reference: Lovering J F, Wark D A, Reid A F, Ware N G, Keil K, Prinz M, Bunch T E, El Goresy A, Ramdohr P, Brown G M, Peckett A, Phillips R, Cameron E N, Douglas J A V, Plant A G (1971) Tranquillityite: a new silicate mineral from Apollo 11 and Apollo 12 basaltic rocks. Proceedings of the Second Lunar Science Conference 1, 39-45
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta: 34(1): 65-79
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1974, 97, p. 513.
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Armalcolite (TL)4.CB.15(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
var: Aluminian Chromite4.BB.05Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Ulvöspinel4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Pyroxferroite (TL)9.DO.05(Fe,Mn,Ca)SiO3
Tranquillityite (TL)9.AG.90(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Clinopyroxene Subgroup-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
K Feldspar-
Pyroxene Group-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Ulvöspinel7.2.5.2TiFe2O4
AB2X5
Armalcolite (TL)7.7.1.2(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=7
Pyroxferroite (TL)65.6.1.2(Fe,Mn,Ca)SiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Tranquillityite (TL)78.7.16.1(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Chromite
var: Aluminian Chromite
-Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
O Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O CristobaliteSiO2
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Pyroxferroite(Fe,Mn,Ca)SiO3
O Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
O TridymiteSiO2
O UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
AlAluminium
Al Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
SiSilicon
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si Pyroxferroite(Fe,Mn,Ca)SiO3
Si Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Si TridymiteSiO2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Pyroxferroite(Fe,Mn,Ca)SiO3
Ca Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
TiTitanium
Ti Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Ti UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
CrChromium
Cr Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Pyroxferroite(Fe,Mn,Ca)SiO3
FeIron
Fe Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Fe Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Pyroxferroite(Fe,Mn,Ca)SiO3
Fe Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
YYttrium
Y Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
ZrZirconium
Zr Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12

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