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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM33 (V3301)
Sample: 004RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -50.2158
Longitude: 137.555
Water Depth(m): 2579 to 2568
Date: 19751202
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 90.72 kg
Comments: ~ 200 lbs
Description: Mostly mafic obsidian, in small highly angular fragile pieces. Between 30 to 40 very fine-grained massive basalts, average size 400 cm cubed, with layer of obsidian on surfaces (pillows).