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Papers presented to the Conference on the Lunar Highlands Crust : 14 - 16 November 1979

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dc.coverage.spatial Moon 2019-07-11T22:04:54Z 2019-07-11T22:04:54Z 1979
dc.description.abstract The conference covered mission objectives for geological exploration of the Apollo 16 landing site, classification and nomenclature of lunar highland rocks, origins of pristine crustal rocks, samples for the earliest lunar crust, the cordierite to spinel transition in the formation of the crust, and dropping stones in magma oceans. en
dc.description.sponsorship Sponsored by the Lunar and Planetary Institute en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Compiled by the Lunar and Planetary Institute
dc.description.tableofcontents PARTIAL CONTENTS: Chemical Diversity of the Lunar Light Plains from Orbital X- ray Data / C. G. Andre, T. A. Maxwell, F. El -Baz, and I. Adler--Pristine Primary Crustal Rocks or Secondary Plutonic Rocks? / A. B. Binder--Comparison and Synthesis of the Wood and Binder Models for the Formation of the Crust in a Convecting Magma System / A. B. Binder and M. A. Lange--Early Lunar History Recorded by Norite 782--R. W. Carlson and G. W. Lugmair--Lateral Heterogeneity of the Lunar Eastern Limb / J. Conca--Role of Basin Ejecta in Highland Stratigraphy / R. A. De Hon--Petrology of Lunar Rock 66095: Impliaations for the Genesis of Highland Basalt and the Stratigraphy of the Apollo 16 Landing Site / J. R. Garrison , Jr. and L. A. Taylor--Distribution and Ages of Light - Colored Plains on the Moon / A. W. Gifford and F. El-Baz--Lunar Crustal Structure Beneath the Apollo Seismic Stations / N. R. Goins, A. M. Dainty, and M. N. Toksoz--Cratering Record : Processes and Effects / R. A. F. Grieve--Pressure - Temperature Estimates of Spinel Cataclasites: Comparison of Experimental Results in Complex and Simple Systems / T. L. Grove, A. E. Bence, and D. H. Lindsley.
dc.format.extent x, 210 pages
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lunar and Planetary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 394
dc.subject Lunar geology--Congresses en
dc.subject Lunar stratigraphy--Congresses en
dc.title Papers presented to the Conference on the Lunar Highlands Crust : 14 - 16 November 1979 en
dc.type Book en

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