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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR01MV-087D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 16.23 to 16.2383
Longitude: -109.35 to -109.3367
Water Depth(m): 969 to 960
Date: 19971206
PI: Langmuir & Bender
IGSN: SIO000641
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province
1 :    bulk weight = 175 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, vesicular (>10% vesicles)
Comments: Western Seamount Province. 175kg vesicular pillow basalt with columnar jointing & punky yellow rock (hydrothermal alteration).