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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM18 (V1805)
Sample: 022SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -52.4166
Longitude: -67.9833
Water Depth(m): 38 to 38
Date: 19620220
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Fine, gray, slightly lutaceous sand. Smells strongly of dead and decayed organic matter. Sand makes up 87% of the sediment, silt 5%, lutite 6%, and large-sized shell fragments 2%. The sand is composed of 45% angular to subangular yellowish-white quartz, 5