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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM27 (V2712)
Sample: 023RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -27.87
Longitude: 3.225
Water Depth(m): 1675 to 1727
Date: 19700221
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 9.072 kg
Comments: 20 lbs
Description: 1 brittle star fish. 3 possible reef fragments, coated on one surface with a thin layer of manganese; 2 of the pieces have twig like protrusions whic may be part of a fan corals. Several large and many small fragments of chalk which is very firm.