A description is presented of results which have been obtained in a study of lunar Luna-16 and Luna-20 material, which had been received by the Academy of Sciences of the German Democratic Republic from the Soviet Union. Composition and origin of the samples are considered. The preparation of the samples for the studies with the scanning electron microscope is discussed together with the results of these studies. It is pointed out that there were considerable differences between the characteristics of the basaltic Luna-16 and the anorthositic Luna-20 material.
Gerlands Beitraege zur Geophysik
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- Electron Microscopy;
- Lunar Rocks;
- Lunik 16 Lunar Probe;
- Lunik 20 Lunar Probe;
- Lunar and Planetary Exploration