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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-048D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -41.0067 to -41.0033
Longitude: -91.8717 to -91.8683
Water Depth(m): 3739 to 3740
Date: 19980213 to 19980213
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000684
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 20 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, pillow
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~20kg glassy, young basalt & glass chips. North Chile Ridge.