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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: USGSMP [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Sea Sounder
Cruise: S179MX
Sample: G1
Device: core, gravity
Latitude: 16.798
Longitude: -117.925
Water Depth(m): 3910
Date: 19790323
PI: James V. Gardner
Core length (cm): 355
Diameter (cm): 9
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0. to 34. cm in core
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: VOID
2 :    34. to 120. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous, radiolaria
Secondary texture: mud or ooze
Components: siliceous
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: MICRONODULES
3 :    120. to 270. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: zeolites
Secondary texture: crusts
Components: iron or iron oxide
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: NODULES,BURROWS
4 :    270. to 297. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: zeolites
Secondary texture: crusts
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: MICRONODULES
5 :    297. to 355. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: iron or iron oxide
Secondary texture: nodules
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: FE AGGREGATES
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