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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: URI [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Thomas G. Thompson
Cruise: TN273
Sample: TN273-03D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 12.89166 to 12.89252
Longitude: 143.53964 to 143.54422
Water Depth(m): 2979 to 2962
Date: 20111228 to 20111228
PI: Katherine Kelly
IGSN: URI900042
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: ridge crest

<1kg of lava. Millimeter sized rock fragments. Collected from a spreading center ridge axis, Mariana trough, large young lava flow to W of ridge axis.
1 :    IGSN URI900043  
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, pillow
Glass/remarks:some samples with fresh glass & Mn/Fe oxide coatings
Comments: Sample TN273-03D-01-01. Basalt fragments
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