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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM33 (V3301)
Sample: 003RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -50.4166
Longitude: 135.0895
Water Depth(m): 2950 to 2886
Date: 19751202
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 294.84 kg
Comments: ~ 6-7 hundred lbs
Description: Volcanic rock. Basalts, in the form of pillows and pipes, fragmented to pieces ranging from 30 cm cubed to 4k cm cubed. Pillows show mineral zonation in concentric rings from outer shell of obsidian to iron oxide stain, and inwar