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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM27 (V2707)
Sample: 011RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 42.3316
Longitude: -27.005
Water Depth(m): 3193 to 2884
Date: 19691031
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 22.68 kg
Comments: 50 lbs
Description: 2 large blocks of basalt, altered on the outside and encrusted with manganese. 10 smaller pieces consists of basalt, altered volcanics and manganese nodules. The manganese crust is relatively thick, and there are calcareous worm tubes present.