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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Robert D. Conrad
Cruise: RC15 (RC1506)
Sample: 007RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -47.9666
Longitude: -57.0166
Water Depth(m): 3338 to 3122
Date: 19720321
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 272.16 kg
Comments: ~600 lbs
Description: Basalt manganese crust on all rocks, quartzite, same assorted metamorphics. All appear to be transported from other areas and are rounded. Note: Representative samples sent to LDGO the rest deposited with IADO (Institute of Oceanography of Argentine).