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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM15 (V1503)
Sample: 027SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: 7.75
Longitude: -79.05
Water Depth(m): 150 to 318
Date: 19581113
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Comments: 1 lrg plastic bag
Description: This sample is 98% iron red, burrowed limestone composed of a little quartz, feldspar and a few dark grains in a matrix of carbonte. There does not seem to be any shell material in the limestone. The rocks are mostly 1-6 cm in size. Most of the rocks have