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Tranquillity Base (Apollo 11 landing site), Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility), The Mooni
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Tranquillity Base (Apollo 11 landing site)- not defined -
Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility)- not defined -
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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
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
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0° 41' 15'' North , 23° 25' 59'' East
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Armalcolite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Type Locality:
Reference: Proc. Apollo 11 Lunar Sci.Conf.(1970) 1, 55-63
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Agrell, S. O., Boyd, F. R., Bunch, T. E., Cameron, E. N., Dence, M. R., Douglas, J. A. V., (1970) Titanian chromite, aluminian chromite and chromian ulvöspinel from Apollo 11 rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Volume 1. Proceedings of the Apollo 11 Lunar Science Conference held 5-8 January, 1970 in Houston, TX. Volume 1: Mineraolgy and Petrology. Edited by A. A. Levinson. New York: Pergammon Press, 1970., p.81
Chromite var: Aluminian Chromite
Formula: Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Reference: Agrell, S. O., Boyd, F. R., Bunch, T. E., Cameron, E. N., Dence, M. R., Douglas, J. A. V., (1970) Titanian chromite, aluminian chromite and chromian ulvöspinel from Apollo 11 rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Volume 1. Proceedings of the Apollo 11 Lunar Science Conference held 5-8 January, 1970 in Houston, TX. Volume 1: Mineraolgy and Petrology. Edited by A. A. Levinson. New York: Pergammon Press, 1970., p.81
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Agrell, S. O., Boyd, F. R., Bunch, T. E., Cameron, E. N., Dence, M. R., Douglas, J. A. V., (1970) Titanian chromite, aluminian chromite and chromian ulvöspinel from Apollo 11 rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Volume 1. Proceedings of the Apollo 11 Lunar Science Conference held 5-8 January, 1970 in Houston, TX. Volume 1: Mineraolgy and Petrology. Edited by A. A. Levinson. New York: Pergammon Press, 1970., p.81
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Agrell, S. O., Boyd, F. R., Bunch, T. E., Cameron, E. N., Dence, M. R., Douglas, J. A. V., (1970) Titanian chromite, aluminian chromite and chromian ulvöspinel from Apollo 11 rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Volume 1. Proceedings of the Apollo 11 Lunar Science Conference held 5-8 January, 1970 in Houston, TX. Volume 1: Mineraolgy and Petrology. Edited by A. A. Levinson. New York: Pergammon Press, 1970., p.81
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Agrell, S. O., Boyd, F. R., Bunch, T. E., Cameron, E. N., Dence, M. R., Douglas, J. A. V., (1970) Titanian chromite, aluminian chromite and chromian ulvöspinel from Apollo 11 rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Volume 1. Proceedings of the Apollo 11 Lunar Science Conference held 5-8 January, 1970 in Houston, TX. Volume 1: Mineraolgy and Petrology. Edited by A. A. Levinson. New York: Pergammon Press, 1970., p.81
Tranquillityite (TL)
Formula: (Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Type Locality:
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
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4
Reference: Agrell, S. O., Boyd, F. R., Bunch, T. E., Cameron, E. N., Dence, M. R., Douglas, J. A. V., (1970) Titanian chromite, aluminian chromite and chromian ulvöspinel from Apollo 11 rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Volume 1. Proceedings of the Apollo 11 Lunar Science Conference held 5-8 January, 1970 in Houston, TX. Volume 1: Mineraolgy and Petrology. Edited by A. A. Levinson. New York: Pergammon Press, 1970., p.81

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

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
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Ulvöspinel4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Tranquillityite (TL)9.AG.90(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Tranquillityite (TL)78.7.16.1(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Chromite
var: Aluminian Chromite
-Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
O Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
AlAluminium
Al Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
SiSilicon
Si Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
CaCalcium
Ca Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
TiTitanium
Ti Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Ti Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
FeIron
Fe Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Fe Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
YYttrium
Y Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
ZrZirconium
Zr Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12

References

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Agrell, S.O., Boyd, F.R., Bunch, T.E., Cameron, E.N., Dence, M.R., Douglas, J.A.V. (1970) Titanian chromite, aluminian chromite and chromian ulvöspinel from Apollo 11 rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Volume 1. Proceedings of the Apollo 11 Lunar Science Conference held 5-8 January, 1970 in Houston, TX. Volume 1: Mineralogy and Petrology. Edited by A.A. Levinson. New York: Pergamon Press, 1970., p. 81.


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