[meteorite-list] Fw: Tektites & Soil

From: E.L. Jones <jonee_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:46:24 2004
Message-ID: <3AFF8678.70EC16BC_at_epix.net>

"Darryl S. Futrell" wrote:
<snip> Apollo 14 soil samples contain plenty of sub-mm glass particles that
have been shown to be a mix of lunar pyroclastics and impact glasses.

Is there a suggestion here that any tektites that may have been on the surface
of the moon, have been pulverized to sub-mm sized particles? Is micrometeorite
impact a plausible explaination as to the absence of sizeable tektites in
return samples?

Received on Mon 14 May 2001 03:17:29 AM PDT

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