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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM18 (V1808)
Sample: 045SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -35.0166
Longitude: -48.8333
Water Depth(m): 4422 to 4431
Date: 19620426
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Dark gray manganese oxide coated silty claystone. Attached to the fragments are sand grains, fine-sized radiolarian tests, and benthonic forams. Permeated with mn oxide; reddish iron oxide. Silt, sand and microfossil claystone (rads and sponge spicules).