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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM18 (V1806)
Sample: 025SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -52.9166
Longitude: -74.0666
Water Depth(m): 562 to 562
Date: 19620224
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Light green, silty, moist lutite. The lutite smelled heavily of decayed organic matter when it was first trawled up. With time, however, the smell has become less strong. Annelid worms and other scavengers were numerous. Hard-shelled organisms present inc