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Geology, ISSN 0091-7613, 2014, Volume 42, Issue 4, pp. 363 - 366
.... Mare basalts indirectly sample the lunar mantle and are affected by petrogenetic processes such as crystallization and degassing that can modify characteristics of indigenous water in primary mantle melts... 
HYDROGEN | GEOLOGY | VOLCANIC GLASSES | MELT INCLUSIONS | CHLORINE | FLUORINE | HYDROXYL | ABUNDANCES | VOLATILE CONTENT | MANTLE | WATER | Discovery and exploration | Apatite | Basalt | Research | Properties | Moon | Degassing | Lunar meteorites | Crystallization | Isotopes | Kreep
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Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets, ISSN 0148-0227, 07/2003, Volume 108, Issue E7, pp. 5065 - n/a
Accurate estimates of mare basalt ages are necessary to place constraints on the duration and the flux of lunar volcanism as well as on the petrogenesis of lunar mare basalts and their relationship... 
Planetology | Solar System Objects | Moon | Impact phenomena (includes cratering) | Solid Surface Planets | Volcanism | Remote sensing | ages | mare basalts | crater size‐frequency distributions | Clementine | Oceanus Procellarum | Crater size-frequency distributions | Ages | Mare basalts | crater size-frequency distributions | LUNAR IMPACT BASINS | KREEP TERRANE | VOLCANISM | THICKNESSES | DISTRIBUTIONS | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | EVOLUTION | INNER SOLAR-SYSTEM | SURFACE | PROSPECTOR
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Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, ISSN 0148-0227, 06/2011, Volume 116, Issue E6, p. n/a
Imbrian‐aged basalt ponds, located on the floor of South Pole‐Aitken (SPA) basin, are used to provide constraints on the composition and evolution of the far side lunar mantle... 
lunar mantle | Moon | South Pole‐Aitken basin | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | MARE BASALTS | PETROGENESIS | MOON | SOURCE REGIONS | VOLCANISM | IMAGE-RECONSTRUCTION | SURFACE | HEAVY BOMBARDMENT | KREEP | APOLLO-14 | Evolution | Planets | Planetology | Remote sensing
Journal Article
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, ISSN 0012-821X, 07/2013, Volume 373, pp. 150 - 159
We report a new radiometric Rb–Sr age determination of 4.03±0.04Ga for high-Al basaltic clast 14321,1353, which is a Group B Apollo 14 high-Al basalt based on its whole-rock incompatible-trace-element chemistry... 
Apollo 14 | radiometric age | mixing | incompatible trace element | Rb–Sr isotopic system | high-Al basalt | High-Al basalt | Mixing | Incompatible trace element | Radiometric age | Rb-Sr isotopic system | HALF-LIFE | CHRONOLOGY | MOON | ROCKS | MAGMA OCEAN | KREEP | ALUMINOUS MARE BASALTS | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | APOLLO-14 MISSION | FRA MAURO FORMATION | AGE | Basalt | Petrogenesis | Green technology
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Meteoritics & planetary science, ISSN 1086-9379, 2014, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp. 261 - 291
.... We have conducted a geochemical, petrologic, mineralogic, and Sm‐Nd, Rb‐Sr, and Ar‐Ar isotopic study of these meteorites to constrain their petrologic relationships and the origin of young mare basalts. NWA 4734 is a low... 
TRACE-ELEMENT | DHOFAR 287A | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | ISOTOPIC SYSTEMATICS | RB-SR AGES | DECAY CONSTANTS | SM-ND | LASER ARGON-40-ARGON-39 AGE | APOLLO 12 SITE | U-TH-PB | MAGMATIC EVOLUTION | Phosphate minerals | Lunar mineralogy | Basalt | Meteorites | Phosphate rock | Origins | Lunar meteorites | Lava | Geochemistry | Texture | Age | Kreep
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN 0027-8424, 6/2010, Volume 107, Issue 25, pp. 11223 - 11228
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Icarus, ISSN 0019-1035, 07/2012, Volume 220, Issue 1, pp. 100 - 105
► We demonstrate the correlations of deep moonquakes with mare basalts distribution... 
Moon, Interior | Moon, Surface | Geophysics | TIDAL STRESSES | VOLCANISM | MECHANISMS | KREEP | GLASSES | ASYMMETRY | ORIGIN | MOONS INTERIOR | ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS | SURFACE | MAGMATIC EVOLUTION | Lunar mineralogy | Basalt
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American Mineralogist, ISSN 0003-004X, 10/2006, Volume 91, Issue 10, pp. 1521 - 1535
In this paper, we report analysis of various basaltic lunar samples including 14053 and 14072, KREEP basalt 15386, thirty basalt clasts from Apollo 14 breccia 14321, as well as impact-generated samples... 
fractional crystallization | basalt petrogenesis | Moon | Apollo 14 high-Al basalts | granite | mare basalts | KREEP | assimilation | Assimilation | Basalt petrogenesis | Apollo 14 high-al basalts | Fractional crystallization | Mare basalts | Granite | LUNAR POLYMICT BRECCIA-14321 | VOLCANISM | MODEL | TRACE-ELEMENT | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | moon | PETROLOGY | FRA MAURO FORMATION | MINERALOGY | AGE | Lunar petrology | Ablation (Vaporization technology) | Analysis | Crystallization | Basalt | Research | Mass spectrometry
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Earth and planetary science letters, ISSN 0012-821X, 2020, Volume 531, p. 115998
.... Mare basalts sample the largest lunar mantle volume, from olivine- and pyroxene-rich cumulates, whereas ferroan anorthosites and magnesian-suite rocks represent early crustal materials... 
magnesian-suite | mare basalts | Moon | zinc | evaporation | KREEP | EARLY HISTORY | EARTH | FRACTIONATION | ABUNDANCES | VOLATILE LOSS | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | ORIGIN | CHEMICAL-MODEL | ZN | ISOTOPIC COMPOSITION
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Meteoritics & Planetary Science, ISSN 1086-9379, 05/2017, Volume 52, Issue 5, pp. 827 - 841
Returned lunar KREEP basalts originated through impact processes or endogenous melting of the lunar interior... 
LUNAR | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | MARE BASALTS | WHITLOCKITE | ORIGIN | REE | PARTITION-COEFFICIENTS | COMPILATION | MODEL | MELTS | LOW-CA PYROXENE | Basalt | Petrogenesis | Analysis | Phosphates | Liquids | Crystals | Crystallization | Equilibrium | Magma | Zircon | Rare earth elements | Fractional crystallization | Trace elements | Plagioclase | Basalts | Kreep | Melts
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Earth and Planetary Science Letters, ISSN 0012-821X, 2011, Volume 307, Issue 1, pp. 173 - 179
Measurements of hydroxyl or water in lunar materials are being used to suggest that melting source regions within the Moon contained tens to hundreds of ppm... 
magma ocean | Moon | water | mare basalt | picritic glass | KREEP | Water | Mare basalt | Magma ocean | Picritic glass | EARTH | HIGH-PRESSURE | OXYGEN FUGACITY | MELTS | SOLUBILITY | FELDSPARS | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | TEMPERATURE | EQUILIBRIUM | ACCESSORY MINERALS | Earth | Thermodynamics | Lunar petrology | Lunar mineralogy | Basalt | Models | Mantle
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Meteoritics & Planetary Science, ISSN 1086-9379, 05/2012, Volume 47, Issue 5, pp. 861 - 879
– We have studied 27 KREEP basalt fragments in six thin sections of samples collected from four Apollo 15 stations... 
GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | ORIGIN |