World Data Service for Geophysics

Index to Marine and Lacustrine Geological Samples (IMLGS)
an international partnership

doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: COCOTOW (CCTW02MV)
Sample: CCTW02MV-008P
Device: core, piston
Latitude: -0.407
Longitude: -85.568
Water Depth(m): 2944
Date: 19741012
Core length (cm): 607
Diameter (cm): 6
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0. to 3. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, foraminifera
Primary texture: muddy sand
Geologic Age: Quaternary
Comments: FORAM OOZE
2 :    3. to 8. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, biogenic
Primary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous, radiolaria
Secondary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Components: siliceous, diatoms
Geologic Age: Quaternary
3 :    8. to 38. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, foraminifera
Primary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Secondary composition: calcareous, nannofossils
Secondary texture: mud or ooze
Geologic Age: Quaternary
4 :    38. to 607. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, nannofossils
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous, diatoms
Secondary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Components: siliceous, radiolaria
Geologic Age: Quaternary
_