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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: URI [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Thomas G. Thompson
Cruise: TN273
Sample: TN273-02W
Device: core
Latitude: 13.2387
Longitude: 143.71442
Water Depth(m): 2971
Date: 20111224
PI: Katherine Kelly
IGSN: URI900002
Storage: room temperature, dry

Wax core; wax-bearing weight dropped to the seafloor. Spreading center ridge axis. Mariana trough, southern-most spreading segment
1 :    IGSN URI900003  
Lithology/Mineralogy: sedimentary (pyroclastic), tuff, vitric (glass clasts)
Comments: Sample TN273-02W-01-01. Glass fragments washed from sediment
2 :    IGSN URI900004  
Lithology/Mineralogy: sedimentary (pyroclastic), tuff, vitric (glass clasts)
Comments: Sample TN273-02W-02-01. Brown, clay-rich ediment with foraminifera
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