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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM34 (V3403)
Sample: 019RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 7.7166
Longitude: 142.1083
Water Depth(m): 3404 to 3100
Date: 19770513
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 294.84 kg
Comments: ~ 600-700 lbs
Description: Fairly fresh pillow basalts with columnar jointing and thin manganese crust highly angular; some sediment in cracks. Also some obsidian on outer surfaces of pillows.