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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM18 (V1806)
Sample: 037SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -62.4666
Longitude: -61.3
Water Depth(m): 227 to 230
Date: 19620307
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Dark brown silty sandy lutite. High in organic content, Worms, starfish, and crustaceans were recovered from the trawl after it surfaced. The sample is filled with plant stems, worm tubes, and sponge spicules. The worm tubes include a calcareous kind and