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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM20 (V2003)
Sample: 002RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 14.4666
Longitude: -141.1833
Water Depth(m): 4909
Date: 19640407
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Small and medium pebble-sized, well-rounded, dark gray manganese nodules mixed with medium brown, silty, radiolarian lutite (red clay). The radiolarian content of the red clay is quite high, ranging from 25% to 30%. Sponge spicules also occur and form abo