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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-070D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -39.68 to -39.68
Longitude: -91.4967 to -91.5017
Water Depth(m): 3294 to 3287
Date: 19980218 to 19980218
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000703
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 5 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~2kg fresh glassy basalt & station glass. North Chile Ridge.