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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM29 (V2906)
Sample: 011RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -26.15
Longitude: 5.5833
Water Depth(m): 1908
Date: 19720509
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Most of the specimens are weathered basalt. Rock fragment size: ~10 cm to 50 cm in diameter. Few samples of manganese crust: botryoidal on one surfaces, clinkery on the other. Little or no manganese encrustation on the basalt. Fresh surfaces observed on b