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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Argo
Cruise: CIRCE (CIRC03AR)
Sample: CIRC03AR-026P
Device: core, piston
Latitude: 15.3
Longitude: 87.3167
Water Depth(m): 2831
Date: 19680512
Core length (cm): 15
Diameter (cm): 5
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0.0 to 15.0 cm in core
Primary composition: clay minerals
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: clay minerals
Secondary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: Brown clay at top. Gray, silty clay at bottom. Stored in freezer boxes. (No detailed smear-slide examination.)