Supercooling on the lunar surface: a review of analogue information

@article{Donaldson1977SupercoolingOT,
  title={Supercooling on the lunar surface: a review of analogue information},
  author={Colin H. Donaldson and Harald Irving Drever and Robert Johnston},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences},
  year={1977},
  volume={285},
  pages={207 - 217}
}
The crystallization of the principal constituent minerals, olivine, pyroxene and plagioclase, in dendritic or skeletal forms, is much more characteristic of lunar than of terrestrial igneous rocks. This type of crystallization is found in lunar rocks of such varied composition as olivine-normative mare basalt (12009) and spinel troctolite (62295). Olivine and pyroxene often occur as skeletal phenocrysts and the stage at which they crystallized is of crucial significance to interpretations of… Expand
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