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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-011D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -42.1683 to -42.1717
Longitude: -83.655 to -83.6583
Water Depth(m): 3450 to 3450
Date: 19980204 to 19980204
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000658
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 200 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, pillow
Glass/remarks:some samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~200kg pillow basalt, 2 very large ~50kg each; older glassy pillow talus, younger glassy tube-like pieces. Segment S5 of South Chile Ridge Ridge.