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Lunar mare regolith

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A lunar soil from the lunar maria (dark basaltic plains.) Mostly derived from High-Ti basalts.


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Classification of Lunar mare regolithHide

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Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
PyroxeneA petrological term for Pyroxene Group.
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
IlmeniteFe2+TiO3

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