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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-102D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -37.5167 to -37.5133
Longitude: -94.2 to -94.2067
Water Depth(m): 2106 to 2025
Date: 19980224 to 19980224
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000647
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 100 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), sheet flow basalt
Glass/remarks:some samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~100kg older, pillow & sheet flow with Mn crusts, some very good glass - tholeiitic & alkalic types with large vugs. North Chile Ridge.