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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM33 (V3312)
Sample: 076RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 21.35
Longitude: 153.3333
Water Depth(m): 3835 to 3135
Date: 19761209
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 453.6 kg
Comments: ~ 1000 lbs
Description: Massive basalt lavas, bombs. Welded tuff or perhaps hot mud flow. Chert with calcareous and manganese crust. Plus some highly weathered basalts. Basalts have manganese crust on one side.