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Ship: Nautilus
Cruise: NA007
Sample: 006-ROVG
Device: grab, ROV
Latitude: 36.5267
Longitude: 25.4869
Water Depth(m): 502
Date: 20100731
PI: Croff Bell, Katy
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: trench, continental margin
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Lithology/Mineralogy: sedimentary (chemical), sulfide chimney (fragment)
Comments: Sample of vent spire; nobby or grainy texture (white nobs-few, gray nobs-common); outer layer yellow, ~2 mm thick; brown biologic layer on exterior; gray material very friable; yellow likely sulfur, white likely barite