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Lunar rocks: witnesses to the ancient history of the solar system
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Apollo landing sites A variety of lunar geological sites
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Lunar sample: basalt
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Lunar sample from Apollo 17: troctolite from the terrae
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The “Genesis Rock”, an anorthostie, among the oldest lunar rocks > 4 Gyr
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Unformatted text preview: What do moon rock ages tell us about the geological history of the moon? The geological history of the Moon Where are the impact craters on Earth? http://www.unb.ca/passc/ImpactDatabase The Giant Impact Theory for the origin of the Moon...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course 029 052 taught by Professor Spangler during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.

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