Reference numberMS/926/5/8/5
TitlePapers relating to the consortium for Apollo 16 lunar sample 60016, collected by Colin Pillinger
Date13 September 1972 - 13 November 1975
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers relating to lunar sample 60016 consortium. Includes sample allocations to Principle Investigators in the consortium, and a description of the cutting and chipping of 60016. Includes sampling information with a description, sample orientation and sampling procedure for each sub-sample. Six photographs show samples 60016,38 (two photos), 60016,48, 60016,42, 60016,51 and 60016,25 with handwritten notes relating to the weights of pieces. Includes Stuart Agrell's 'Preliminary notes on 60016'. Multiple copies of description of the minerology of the sample. Also includes cutting plan with labelled sketch. In a letter to John Wood, Geoffrey Eglinton had specified what type of material the consortium would find useful from Apollo 16; "it is preferable that the sample be a friable soil clod rather than a light matrix rock containing black clasts."
Six black and white photograph of sample 60016 with 'NASA S-72-36952' printed at the top.

Dr Colin Pillinger, University of Bristol
Professor Ludolf Schultz, Max Plank Institute for Chemistry
Audouin Dollfus, Paris Observatory
Dr Allegre, University of Paris
Dr Geoffrey Eglinton, University of Bristol
Michael B. Duke, NASA
Dr S Agrell, University of Cambridge
Dr John Wood, NASA

Principle Investigators of the European consortium for sample 60016:
Dr Geoffrey Eglinton, University of Bristol
Dr Stuart O. Agrell, Cambridge University
John H. Scoon, Cambridge University
Dr Audouin Dollfus, Paris Observatory
M. Maurette, French National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics
Dr Ludolf Schultz, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Dr Peter Signer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
G Turner, University of Sheffield
Extent1 folder, 51 items
Physical descriptionGreen ring binder with sample number written on the front
Access statusOpen
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