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Ship: Thomas G. Thompson
Cruise: TN273
Sample: TN273-01W
Device: core
Latitude: 13.2867
Longitude: 143.72998
Water Depth(m): 3043
Date: 20111224
PI: Katherine Kelly
IGSN: URI900000
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: ridge crest

Wax core; wax-bearing weight dropped to the seafloor. Spreading center ridge axis. Mariana trough, northern-most point on southern-most spreading segment.
1 :    IGSN URI900001  
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt
Comments: Sample TN273-01W-01-01. Microscopic glass fragments and sediment clasts embedded in wax