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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-091D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -38.31 to -38.315
Longitude: -93.825 to -93.8283
Water Depth(m): 3764 to 3734
Date: 19980222 to 19980222
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000710
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 200 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~200kg glassy basalt. North Chile Ridge.