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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-087D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -38.4617 to -38.4617
Longitude: -92.5833 to -92.5867
Water Depth(m): 3757 to 3809
Date: 19980221 to 19980221
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000707
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 100 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, plagioclase phyric
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~100kg glassy, plagioclase phyric pillows. North Chile Ridge.