Maskelynite in Basaltic Meteorites: an Indicator of Shock Pressure during Impact Ejection from Parent Bodies

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Introduction: Basaltic rocks available for laboratory study include samples from the Earth, Moon, Mars and at least seven asteroids – the parent bodies of eu-crites (probably 4 Vesta), angrites, mesosiderites, and Shock Effects in Retrieved Lunar Rocks: None of the shock effects in Apollo samples were produced during launch of these rocks off the lunar… (More)

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