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Repository: URI [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Nautilus
Cruise: NA015
Sample: 009-ROVG
Device: grab, ROV
Latitude: 38.5645
Longitude: 14.1584
Water Depth(m): 687
Date: 20110915
PI: Croff Bell, Katy
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: trench, continental margin
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Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), dacites biotite
Weathering/Metamorphism: weathering - heavy
Comments: ROV grab of large, angular lava block, with bio-encrustation. After splitting: inside is a sandstone/conglomerate. Subsamples: a=URI, b=Italy, c=New Zealand, d=Greece