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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM15 (V1513)
Sample: 137SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -8.6333
Longitude: -34.6666
Water Depth(m): 646 to 642
Date: 19590504
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: About 97% organic matter and 3% clear, subangular quartz sand. Forams at 40%, at 30%. The remainder is about evenly divided between bryozoans,radiolarians, pteropods, ostracods,pelecypod and echinoid fragments.