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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM31 (V3107)
Sample: 018RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 25.7833
Longitude: -45.0833
Water Depth(m): 4184 to 3499
Date: 19740716
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 27.216 kg
Comments: ~ 60 lbs
Description: Pillow basalt, fresh. Sample consisted of one large rock, about 30x30x25 cm, consisting of fine-grained basalt in the shape of pillow. One specimen, apparently formed when fresh basalt or flows settled on a pillow lava.