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Repository: SIO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Sample: PANR04MV-094D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -38.0717 to -38.075
Longitude: -93.8833 to -93.88
Water Depth(m): 3529 to 3402
Date: 19980223 to 19980223
PI: Karsten, J; Klein, E.
IGSN: SIO000713
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    bulk weight = 75 kg
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), sheet flow basalt
Glass/remarks:>50% samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: ~75kg fresh glassy basalt, pillow & sheet flow with buds. North Chile Ridge