World Data Service for Geophysics

Index to Marine and Lacustrine Geological Samples (IMLGS)
an international partnership


Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM18 (V1814)
Sample: 025RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -12.275
Longitude: -161.025
Water Depth(m): 2950 to 2798
Date: 19620902
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :   
Description: Mixture of rather dry and sticky brownish-gray lutite (~60%) and ~30% forams with ~5% soft mudstone and silstone pebbles (Partially coated by manganese) and ~5% grains and granules of manganese. Collection has sort of a salt and pepper appearance.