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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Argo
Cruise: CIRCE (CIRC01AR)
Sample: CIRC01AR-004P
Device: core, piston
Latitude: 27.9667
Longitude: -140.0167
Water Depth(m): 4860
Date: 19680313
Core length (cm): 700
Diameter (cm): 5
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0.0 to 700.0 cm in core
Primary composition: clay minerals
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: Abyssal hills. Stiff light brown clay to 29cm overlying "red" clay with light brown mottles and layers. Some volcanic shards. (No detailed smear-slide examination.)