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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM31 (V3103)
Sample: 012RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -49.5666
Longitude: -48.4
Water Depth(m): 3929 to 3000
Date: 19740326
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 181.44 kg
Comments: ~ 400 lbs
Description: Mostly manganese encrusted, well-indurated mud (clays) and some angular fragments of metamorphic rocks. Muds were basically composed of Pleistocene clays.