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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-056D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -40.3933 to -40.3917
Longitude: -91.885 to -91.8883
Water Depth(m): 3482 to 3526
Date: 19980215 to 19980215
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000693
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 10 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt
Glass/remarks:some samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~10kg young basalt with glass. North Chile Ridge.