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Ship: Nautilus
Cruise: NA017
Sample: 025-ROVG
Device: grab, ROV
Latitude: 36.5524
Longitude: -11.5764
Water Depth(m): 111
Date: 20111015
PI: Croff Bell, Katy
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province
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Lithology/Mineralogy: metamorphic (metamorphosed), serpentinite
Comments: Rock from ridge tending N-S; outcrop here is highly fractured and surface where sample is taken has many small pieces in fractured contact. Pink calcareous algae encrustations cover rock, appear chalky? serpentinite rock