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Repository: URI [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Nautilus
Cruise: NA015
Sample: 016-ROVG
Device: grab, ROV
Latitude: 38.6379
Longitude: 14.0071
Water Depth(m): 455
Date: 20110916
PI: Croff Bell, Katy
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: trench, continental margin
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Lithology/Mineralogy: sedimentary (chemical), Mn/Fe oxide crusts and nodules matrix cement lithified sediment
Weathering/Metamorphism: metamorphism - hydrothermal
Comments: ROV grab of black crust, possibly with orange bacteria/degraded rock inside. Ambient temp: 13.4 C. Subsamples; a=URI, b= Italy, c=New Zealand, d=Greece