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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM18 (V1805)
Sample: 013SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -47.1666
Longitude: -61.0333
Water Depth(m): 135 to 135
Date: 19620217
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Grayish-brown coarse sand. Poorly sorted yet shows a high degree of roundness. Composed of approximately 60% rock fragments and 35% quartz grains. Chitinous and calcareous skeletal remains make up 3 % and magnetite and other heavy minerals 2%. The rock fr