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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM33 (V3301)
Sample: 005RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -48.7383
Longitude: 127.08
Water Depth(m): 4004 to 4181
Date: 19751211
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 453.6 kg
Comments: ~ 1000 lbs
Description: Mafic rock. Basalt flows and pillow basalts, average size ~ 800 cm cubed fairly fresh-not badly weathered. More coarse-grained less vesicular more massive less glassy, may contain some small phenocrysts on closer examination.