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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR01MV-057D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 15.605 to 15.6152
Longitude: -105.6702 to -105.6668
Water Depth(m): 2129 to 2059
Date: 19971127
PI: Langmuir & Bender
IGSN: SIO000628
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 40 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), sheet flow basalt
Weathering/Metamorphism: weathering - fresh
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: West end Mudskipper Ridge.40kg fresh, glassy sheet flow & pillow basalt.