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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR01MV-054D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 15.5913 to 15.6013
Longitude: -105.8565 to -105.8505
Water Depth(m): 2465 to 2158
Date: 19971126
PI: Langmuir & Bender
IGSN: SIO000625
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 200 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, ol-pg phyric
Comments: South Side Mudskipper Ridge. 200kg Olivine plagioclase phyric basalt, columnar structure & many smaller pillow pieces, lobe & tube.