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Repository: URI [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Nautilus
Cruise: NA015
Sample: 049-ROVG
Device: grab, ROV
Latitude: 39.4811
Longitude: 15.0304
Water Depth(m): 1107
Date: 20110922
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: weathering - light
Comments: ROV grab of black manganese crust from outcrop on steep NW slope of Palinuro 6. Subsamples: a=URI, b=Italy, c=New Zealand, d=Greece