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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: COCOTOW (CCTW02MV)
Sample: CCTW02MV-009P
Device: core, piston
Latitude: -0.553
Longitude: -81.155
Water Depth(m): 3127
Date: 19741014
Core length (cm): 482
Diameter (cm): 6
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0. to 42. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, biogenic
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous, radiolaria
Secondary texture: mud or ooze
Components: siliceous, diatoms
manganese
Geologic Age: Quaternary
2 :    42. to 44. cm in core
Primary composition: volcanics
Primary texture: ash
Secondary composition: calcareous, foraminifera
Secondary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Components: manganese
siliceous, diatoms
Geologic Age: Quaternary
3 :    44. to 197. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, biogenic
Primary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous, diatoms
Secondary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Components: manganese
Geologic Age: Quaternary
4 :    199. to 204. cm in core
Primary composition: volcanics
Primary texture: ash
Secondary composition: manganese
Secondary texture: nodules
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: VARVED LAYERS
5 :    204. to 358. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, biogenic
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous, radiolaria
Secondary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Components: siliceous, diatoms
manganese
Geologic Age: Quaternary
6 :    358. to 364. cm in core
Primary composition: volcanics
Primary texture: ash
Secondary composition: manganese
Secondary texture: nodules
Components: calcareous, foraminifera
Geologic Age: Quaternary
Comments: BENTHIC FORAMS
7 :    364. to 482. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, biogenic
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: volcanics
Secondary texture: ash
Components: siliceous, diatoms
manganese
Geologic Age: Quaternary
Comments: SAND AND VOLCANIC LAYERS
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