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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM14 (V1409)
Sample: 027BT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -57.65
Longitude: 13.5166
Water Depth(m): 3821 to 3812
Date: 19580318
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Comments: 1 sm plastic bag
Description: The material is mostly pyroclastic. About 85% of the grains are forthy, vesicular and glassy: 8% quartz, angular and shiny: 5% dark grains, and 1 % forams, worm tubes, corals (?) and bryzoans. Another 1 % is composed of orange or yellow paint flakes.