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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Eastward
Cruise: EA71
Sample: 1078D
Device: dredge
Latitude: 17.7583
Longitude: -80.9666
Water Depth(m): 2158 to 2597
Date: 1971
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 4.536 kg
Comments: 10 lbs
Description: Cobbles to 4x4x3 Foram ooze. Soft buff colored porous ooze burrowed. Pieces very angular, many covered by thin (?) manganese (?) crust. Dominantly calcareous green mudstone to fine grained arenite. Secondary veining. More or less metamorphous limesto