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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-071D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -39.6167 to -39.6117
Longitude: -91.5117 to -91.5117
Water Depth(m): 3223 to 3211
Date: 19980218 to 19980218
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000704
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 50 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~50kg fresh basalt with glass. North Chile Ridge.