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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM34 (V3401)
Sample: 001RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -13.225
Longitude: 175.1416
Water Depth(m): 1083 to 711
Date: 19770225
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 249.48 kg
Comments: ~ 500-600 lbs
Description: Pyroclastic material-pumice and scoria, with variation in vesicle size from very large (1 cm) to <1 mm. pieces range from. 4 meter in diameter to as small as the chain bag would hold, chain bag filled. Saved about 1/2 of rocks.