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Ship: Alvin
Cruise: ALV-782
Sample: 2
Device: dredge
Latitude: 41.0325
Longitude: -66.33033
Water Depth(m): 1604
Date: 19770829
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: canyon, submarine
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Comments: Silty mudstone: coarse fraction 40% quartz, 25% diatoms, 15% radiolaria, 10-15% glauconite, 5-10% white mica, minor biotite; diatoms, radiolaria, sponge spicules, micrascidites of tunicates. Probably Lower Middle Eocene.