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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-024D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -41.58 to -41.585
Longitude: -84.345 to -84.3433
Water Depth(m): 4074 to 4112
Date: 19980207 to 19980207
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000668
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 50 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, pillow
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~50kg fresh basalt with glass. Some hydrothermal staining. Segment 6A South Chile Ridge.