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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM29 (V2905)
Sample: 006RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -51.3666
Longitude: 13.6
Water Depth(m): 3032
Date: 19720409
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Of the two rocks dredged: one is igneous rock, very slightly weathered with a 2 mm thick manganese crust; the other rock is basalt with little or no weathering and a thin (<1 mm) manganese crust. Both rocks are subround and show no fresh exposures.