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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-051D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -40.8483 to -40.845
Longitude: -91.85 to -91.8467
Water Depth(m): 3801 to 3763
Date: 19980214 to 19980214
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000688
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 300 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, pillow
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~300kg youngish basalt with glass. Segment N10, North Chile Ridge.