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    Moon Rock Fines and Soil Container, LRL Serial Number #256-026. Marked on the bottom, "Polar Stainless Steel Type 18-8 Made in U.S.A. 6J 12-63". A 9" high stainless steel container used for screening and separating various sizes of lunar material from small chips to dust. Different sized screening trays would fit into the top of this container once the lid was removed. It is marked with the serial number on both the lid and the side of the container. The container was used at the Lunar Receiving Laboratory (LRL) at NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (Building 37) that was constructed to quarantine astronauts and material brought back from the Moon during the Apollo program to mitigate the risk of back-contamination. Included is the original sealed vacuum bag that came with the container.

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