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Ship: Thomas G. Thompson
Cruise: TN273
Sample: TN273-38D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 12.31689 to 12.31694
Longitude: 143.95408 to 143.95402
Water Depth(m): 4765 to 4599
Date: 20120117 to 20120117
PI: Katherine Kelly
IGSN: URI900316
Storage: room temperature, dry

Sediment in pipe dredge. Collected from a forearc rift, SE Mariana forearc rift, wall of deep basin.
1 :    IGSN URI900317  
Lithology/Mineralogy: sedimentary (detrital/fragmental or clastic), mudstone (lutite)
Comments: Sample TN273-38D-01-01. Rift bottom. sandy mud with fresh angular sand grains of gabbro/peridotite with source serpentinite present; no biogenic material except for agglutimated foraminifera