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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Argo
Cruise: CIRCE (CIRC03AR)
Sample: CIRC03AR-023PG
Device: core, gravity
Latitude: 11.65
Longitude: 81.1333
Water Depth(m): 3496
Date: 19680509
Core length (cm): 112
Diameter (cm): 4
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0.0 to 112.0 cm in core
Primary composition: clay minerals
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: clay minerals
Secondary texture: sand
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: Ganges fan. Brownish gray clay with sand layers. (No detailed smear-slide examination.)