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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-063D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -40.0917 to -40.0917
Longitude: -91.5783 to -91.5767
Water Depth(m): 3660 to 3699
Date: 19980216 to 19980216
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000699
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 15 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~12kg young, angular, glassy basalt. North Chile Ridge.