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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM18 (V1803)
Sample: 003SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: 5.3833
Longitude: -51.05
Water Depth(m): 146 to 155
Date: 19620109
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Yellowish-brown, coarse-grained, foraminiferal ooze. About 85% of the ooze consists of forams. The majority of these types are benthic foram types like Pyrgo, Lagena, and Marginubina. That have had their original shell structures replaced by calcite. The