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2 (140,000 gm/cm 2 ), but the range is from 200 to 12,000 lb/in. 2 (14,000 to 844,000 gm/cm 2 ). Lunar silicic froths may have very low strengths. Bear in mind, however, that a mass which exerts, say, 200 lb/in. 2 (14,000 gm/cm 2 ) on Earth will be six times greater to exert this same force on the Moon. The crushing strength for basalt ranges from 18,000 to 44,000 lb/in. 09 X 106 gm/cm 2 ). Thus, 18,000 lb/in. 27 X 106 gm/cm 2 ) may be closer to the truth for lunar scorias. Certain scoria THE ROLE OF GEOLOGY IN LUNAR EXPLORATION 43 types such as threadlace scoria (reticulite) may have crushing strengths well under 150 lb/in.
B -200 -·*0 -140 -120 -100 - βθ -·0 -40 '20 20 DEGREES C O 40 60 M> 100 FIG. 14. Pressure-temperature relationships of possible lunar volcanic sublimates and emanations. -Ι·0 PRESSURE-TEMPERATURE RELATIONSHIPS OF POSSIBLE LUNAR VOLCANIC SUBLIMATES 3 O H-1 F O X d F O O o W O H O *l O w 50 JACK GREEN AND JACK R. VAN LOPIK form soluble compounds which are greatly enriched in sea water. Those below the horizontal line, although not enriched in sea water, are enriched in volcanic relative to sedimentary terrains.
16a. Ice stalactites in Arco Tunnel, Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho. FIG. 16b. Ice under 1885 pumice fall, Askja Caldera, central Iceland. 6- ULTRAMAFIC INTRUSIVES (182)SERPENTINE (5 ) 1— 1% 2% FIG. 17a. Water content in rocks. -29, -29 -29 -29 -29 -30 -30. -31. -32 -33 -33 -33 -34. 5 -27 -27 -27 -27 -28 -28, -28. *AVERAGE NEPHELINE LATITE (16) AUGITE ANDESITE (3) AUGITE HORNBLENDE ANDESITE (4) ♦AVERAGE LATITE (42) PLAGIOCLASE ANDESITE (1) AUGITE HYPERSTHENE BASALT (1 ) * AVERAGE ANDESITE (49) PYROXENE ANDESITE (2) ANDESITE (10) OLIVINE AUGITE (HYPERSTHENE ANDESITE (5) »AVERAGE DOREITE (38) ANDESITE BOMB (2) ♦AVERAGE PHONOLITE (47)AUGITE HYPERSTHENE ANDESITE (24) AUGITE HORNBLENDE ΒΙΟΤΠΈ ANDESITE (2) ♦AVERAGE CALCALKALI TRACHYTE (24) AUGITE OLIVINE BASALT ANDESITE (3) AUGITE HYPERSTHENE HORNBLENDE ANDESITE ( 5 ) ANDESITIC LAVA (6 ) OLIVINE AUGITE ANDESITE (2) ♦AVERAGE PERALKALINE TRACHYTE (12)♦AVERAGE ALKALI TRACHYTE (15) — HORNBLENDE ANDESITE (1 ) DACITE ANDESITE (1 ) TRACHYANDESITE (2 ) ♦AVERAGE DACITE AND DACITE OBSIDIAN (50)ΒΙΟΤΓΓΕ PERLITE ( 1 ) AUGITE HYPERSTHENE AND VITROPHYRE (3) ♦AVERAGE RHYODACITE AND RHYODACITE-OBSIDIAN (115)DACITE (1 ) ♦AVERAGE DELLENITE AND DE LLENITE-OBSIDIAN (58) OBSIDIAN (1 ) TUFF (2) ♦AVERAGE PERALKALINE RHYOLITE AND RHYOLITE-OBSIDIAN (39) IGNIMBRITE (16) ♦AVERAGE CALCALKALI RHYOLITE AND RHYOLITE-OBSIDIAN (22 ) — ♦AVERAGE ALKALI RHYOLITE AND RHYOLITE-OBSIDIAN (21 ) PrrCHSTONE (4 ) GLASSY DACITE (1 ) QUARTZKERATOPHYRE TUFF (3) ASH TUFF (1) -EXTRUSIVE R O C K TYPE- PER CENT SILICON 0 PER CENT H20+ BY WEIGHT 5% 6% 7% fi 9% 10% 11% 12% 13 E X T R U S I V E ROCK T Y P E *AVERAGE OLIVINE MELILITITE (10) •AVERAGE OLIVINE MELILITE NEPHELINITE ( 8 ) *OLIVINE MELILITE LEUCITITE (5) NEPHELINE BASALT (1 ) * AVERAGE NEPHELINITE (8) •AVERAGE MELILITE NEPHELENTTE ( 3 ) •OLIVINE ETINDITE ( 7 ) •AVERAGE OLIVINE NEPHELINITE (21)•ETINDITE (6) •OLIVINE LEUCrriTE (11) •OLIVINE RICH ALKAU BASALT (31) •AVERAGE NEPHELINE TEPHRITE (8) — •AVERAGE OLIVINE ANALCITITE (8) •AVERAGE ANALCITE TEPHRITE (7) LEUCITE NEPHELINE TEPHRITE (1) — •MELILITE LEUCITITE ( 2 ) •NORMAL ALKAU BASALT AND DOLERITE (96)•ALKALI BASALT WITHOUT OLIVINE (22) •LEUCITE TEPHRITE (31) •LEUCmTE ( 7 ) •AVERAGE ORDANCHTTE (27) •AVERAGE ALKALI ANDESITE ( 3 7 ) •THOLEirriC OLIVINE BASALT (28)VOLCANIC ASH (2) AUGITE OLIVINE LAVA (2) BASALT (3 ) •LEUCITE ORDANCHITE (12) ALKALI TRACHYTE LAVA (1 ) LABRADORITE BASALT (1) •LEUCITE LATITE (16)AUGITE OLIVINE BASALT (7) •NORMAL THOLEHTIC BASALT AND DOLERITE (137)OLIVINE BASALT (4) AUGITE OLIVINE ANDESITE BASALT (1) •AVERAGE ALKALI DOREITE (76) •"CENTRAL" BASALT (56)• AVERAGE THOLEHTIC ANDESITE (26) OLIVINE AUGITE ANDESITE VltROPHYRE (1) HYALOBASALT (1) OLIVINE HYPERSTHENE HORNBLENDE ANDESITE ( 1 ) - -STONY METEORITESCARBONACEOUS CHONDRITE ( 5 ) HIGH IRON CHONDRITE (5) — LOW mON CHONDRITE (5) BASALTIC TYPE ACHONDRITE ( 7 ) - 1% 2% .
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