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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR01MV-066D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 15.9 to 15.9067
Longitude: -105.5117 to -105.5035
Water Depth(m): 2889 to 2864
Date: 19971130
PI: Langmuir & Bender
IGSN: SIO000634
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: abyssal hills
1 :    bulk weight = 30 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, pillow
Glass/remarks:some samples with fresh glass & Mn/Fe oxide coatings
Comments: Abyssal hills West of EPR. Pillow pieces with Mn-coated glass.(~30kg at SIO).