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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-054D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -40.54 to -40.5383
Longitude: -91.8817 to -91.885
Water Depth(m): 3454 to 3414
Date: 19980215 to 19980215
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000691
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 30 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, pillow
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~30kg old & young very phyric glassy pillows. North Chile Ridge.