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Ship: Nautilus
Cruise: NA018
Sample: 021-ROVG
Device: grab, ROV
Latitude: 36.8447
Longitude: 11.8913
Water Depth(m): 249
Date: 20111027
PI: Croff Bell, Katy
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province
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Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), pumice/scoria matrix cement lithified sediment
Weathering/Metamorphism: weathering - light
Comments: Rock from top of 1891 vent; denser scoracious rock with a few larger vesicles in the interior, encrustations and red outter coloration; 1 side is broken in crosssection, broke apart as it was being stowed