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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: COCOTOW (CCTW03MV)
Sample: CCTW03MV-023P
Device: core, piston
Latitude: -0.357
Longitude: -81.118
Water Depth(m): 2693
Date: 19741106
Core length (cm): 228
Diameter (cm): 6
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0. to 5. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, foraminifera
Primary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous, diatoms
Secondary texture: mud or ooze
Components: siliceous, radiolaria
Geologic Age: Quaternary
Comments: PERU/CHILE TR.
2 :    5. to 88. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, biogenic
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: manganese
Secondary texture: nodules
Components: siliceous, diatoms
Geologic Age: Quaternary
3 :    88. to 168. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, biogenic
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: volcanics
Secondary texture: ash
Components: siliceous, radiolaria
siliceous, diatoms
Geologic Age: Quaternary
Comments: ASH POCKETS
4 :    168. to 228. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, biogenic
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: manganese
Secondary texture: nodules
Components: calcareous, foraminifera
siliceous, radiolaria
Geologic Age: Quaternary
Comments: W/VOLCANIC BOMB
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