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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM33 (V3305)
Sample: 014RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -18.6166
Longitude: 99.0666
Water Depth(m): 6030 to 5717
Date: 19760402
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 680.4 kg
Comments: ~ 1500 lbs
Description: Large manganese nodules with lithified sediment interiors; many pieces of weathered basalt (pillows)-some sediment nodules sans manganese coating, average size of rocks about 200 cm cubed.