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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: COCOTOW (CCTW04MV)
Sample: CCTW04MV-043P
Device: core, piston
Latitude: 2.65
Longitude: -87.478
Water Depth(m): 3604
Date: 19741201
Core length (cm): 430
Diameter (cm): 6
Storage: refrigerated
1 :    0. to 12. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: manganese
Secondary texture: nodules
Components: siliceous, radiolaria
siliceous, diatoms
Geologic Age: Quaternary
Comments: MICRO-MN
2 :    12. to 50. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, nannofossils
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous, radiolaria
Secondary texture: mud or ooze
Components: calcareous, foraminifera
Geologic Age: Quaternary
3 :    50. to 56. cm in core
Primary composition: terrigenous
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Geologic Age: unknown
Comments: SAND LAYER
4 :    56. to 65. cm in core
Primary composition: manganese
Primary texture: nodules
Secondary composition: siliceous, radiolaria
Secondary texture: mud or ooze
Components: siliceous, diatoms
calcareous, foraminifera
Geologic Age: Quaternary
Comments: MICRO-MN
5 :    65. to 101. cm in core
Primary composition: manganese
Primary texture: nodules
Secondary composition: calcareous, foraminifera
Secondary texture: sandy mud or ooze
Components: siliceous, radiolaria
Geologic Age: Quaternary
6 :    101. to 430. cm in core
Primary composition: calcareous, nannofossils
Primary texture: mud or ooze
Secondary composition: siliceous, radiolaria
Secondary texture: mud or ooze
Components: siliceous, diatoms
siliceous
Geologic Age: Quaternary
Comments: SILICOFLAG.
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