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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: URI [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Thomas G. Thompson
Cruise: TN273
Sample: TN273-02D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 12.94432 to 12.9447
Longitude: 143.59492 to 143.5976
Water Depth(m): 2903 to 2885
Date: 20111228 to 20111228
PI: Katherine Kelly
IGSN: URI900039
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: ridge crest

<1kg of lava. Two fist sized clasts plus small shards. Collected from a spreading center ridge axis, Mariana trough, area of smooth backscatter on west side of ridge axis.
1 :    IGSN URI900040  
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, vesicular (>10% vesicles)
Comments: Sample TN273-02D-01-01. Vesicular basalt
2 :    IGSN URI900041  
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt
Comments: Sample TN273-02D-01-02. Bulk glass fragments
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