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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-059D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -40.2767 to -40.275
Longitude: -91.8883 to -91.8917
Water Depth(m): 3480 to 3394
Date: 19980215 to 19980216
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000696
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 2 kg [material from this subsample is not available]
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, plagioclase phyric
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: <2kg glassy tube basalt (plag phyric), older talus & station glass.