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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Robert D. Conrad
Cruise: RC14 (RC1406)
Sample: 010RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 54.4416
Longitude: 179.4533
Water Depth(m): 677 to 476
Date: 19710816
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 4.536 kg
Comments: ~10 lbs
Description: 3 rocks of basal which appear to be cemented together biologically to form a conglomeritic form. Sponge skeletons. Unidentified species resembling a fan coral, containing a strong bioluminescence of dark greenish blue, activated by touch.