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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM15 (V1510)
Sample: 096SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -54.25
Longitude: -66.2583
Water Depth(m): 57
Date: 19590227
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Two boxes full of a coarse sand-pebble mixture including some organic material (~1%). Many are highly polished. 35-40% is basalt, 10% is quartz, 25% is gneiss and/or granite, dark igneous rock like diorite or quartz diorite and some sandstone (<5%).