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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-049D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -40.95 to -40.9433
Longitude: -91.85 to -91.8483
Water Depth(m): 3950 to 3876
Date: 19980214 to 19980214
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000685
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 150 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, pillow
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~150kg very fresh basalt with glass & glass chips. North Chile Ridge.