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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM18 (V1814)
Sample: 120SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -12.425
Longitude: -158.3166
Water Depth(m): 5220 to 5240
Date: 19620905
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Sediment: Manganese nodules (.5-9 cm) and thick crusts of manganese (~2-3 cm). Lutite containing a few forams. Red clay bottom surface with mn nodules, crust, and sharks teeth. Fauna: Few Globigerina, some small red shrimp(?), probably planktonic.