World Data Service for Geophysics

Index to Marine and Lacustrine Geological Samples (IMLGS)
an international partnership

doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: USGSMP [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Sea Sounder
Cruise: S179MX
Sample: G5
Device: core, gravity
Latitude: 17.277
Longitude: -117.108
Water Depth(m): 3913
Date: 19790327
PI: James V. Gardner
Core length (cm): 418
Diameter (cm): 9
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0. to 12. cm in core
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: VOID
2 :    12. to 18. cm in core
Primary composition: volcanics
Primary texture: glass shards
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: BASALT CHIPS
3 :    18. to 63. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous
Secondary texture: mud or ooze
Components: manganese
iron or iron oxide
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: VOLC. GLASS
4 :    63. to 150. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: NODULES,GLASS
5 :    150. to 331. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous
Secondary texture: mud or ooze
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: NODULES, GLASS
6 :    331. to 418. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: NODULES, GLASS
_