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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM27 (V2707)
Sample: 021RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 38.035
Longitude: -9.6916
Water Depth(m): 2631 to 2131
Date: 19691117
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 136.08 kg
Comments: 300 lbs of rock
Description: Many hand size pieces of 2 general rock types, shale and marble. Shale is black and is believed to be related to a shale formation in Portugal. Marble - pinkish, with some chalk about it.