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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM27 (V2707)
Sample: 007RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 43.6133
Longitude: -15.69
Water Depth(m): 5740
Date: 19691025
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 9.072 kg
Comments: 20 lbs
Description: Rocks-pebbles and handsize at 60: weight at . Most are encrusted with manganese and a few have calcareous worm tubes. They consist of slate, bedded quartzite, possible dolerite/basalt, and possible serpentinite.