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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: USGSMP [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Sea Sounder
Cruise: S179MX
Sample: G6
Device: core, gravity
Latitude: 17.378
Longitude: -117.693
Water Depth(m): 3917
Date: 19790328
PI: James V. Gardner
Core length (cm): 300
Diameter (cm): 9
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0. to 90. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: zeolites
Secondary texture: crusts
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: MICRONODULES
2 :    90. to 185. 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: FRACTRED MATRIX
3 :    185. to 270. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: zeolites
Secondary texture: crusts
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: MICRONODULES
4 :    270. to 300. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: zeolites
Secondary texture: crusts
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: RED-BRN, STIFF
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