World Data Service for Geophysics

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


Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Eastward
Cruise: EA71
Sample: 1079D
Device: dredge
Latitude: 17.8
Longitude: -80.9033
Water Depth(m): 2158 to 3127
Date: 1971
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 39.69 kg
Comments: 75-100 lbs
Description: Dominant is marble. Shows flow structures secondary calcite veining. Carbonate dominantly fine grained material with irregular bedding structures. Minor amounts of buff colored, porous ooze. Pebbles moderately rounded. Age Oligo- Miocene (?).