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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Robert D. Conrad
Cruise: RC16
Sample: 012RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -30.4333
Longitude: -36.0166
Water Depth(m): 1522 to 1399
Date: 19720525
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 54.432 kg
Comments: 120 lbs
Description: Several large pieces and many smaller pieces the size of pebbles. They are mostly basaltic rock, some are sedimentary rocks: sandstones, limestones, coated by ferro-manganese oxide. The remainder consist of manganese crust, manganese nodules with basalt.