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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM31 (V3103)
Sample: 013RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -49.3666
Longitude: -51.5
Water Depth(m): 4357 to 2718
Date: 19740327
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 136.08 kg
Comments: ~ 300 lbs
Description: The bulk of the rocks were metamorphic; dominant rock type was quartzite. Several pieces of freshly broken rock were slates (well foliated) grading to phillites, the major rocks of the mountains surrounding Ushuaia. Diorite, olivene basalt.