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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Eastward
Cruise: EA75
Sample: 1596D
Device: dredge
Latitude: 19.8833
Longitude: -64.1166
Water Depth(m): 8000 to 8100
Date: 1975
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 136.08 kg
Comments: 300 lbs
Description: Fine-medium grained basalt with alteration to chlorite (Serpentine ?) along fractures, possible pillow features; basalt with crystals on surface; sample similar to 1594.