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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-045D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -41.1367 to -41.135
Longitude: -91.27 to -91.2683
Water Depth(m): 3738 to 3876
Date: 19980213 to 19980213
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000682
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 300 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt
Glass/remarks:some samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~300kg youngish basalt with glass. Valdivia Fracture Zone.