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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM27 (V2702)
Sample: 001RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 63.285
Longitude: -20.6483
Water Depth(m): 139
Date: 19690714
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Volcanic cinders, dark and basic, many small pebble size fragments about 3 cm. in diameter or less. There are four larger pieces of volcanic cinders. The largest is about 9 cm. in diameter source of the material is probably from eruptions on Surtsey, or neighboring islands.