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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK790808
Sample: KK790808 STA112 RD33
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 8.18632
Longitude: -161.91875
Water Depth(m): 3890
Date: 19790813
IGSN: UHMHAP1NJ
Storage: room temperature, dry

Central Pacific
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Comments: 50 - 75 lb of manganese encrusted rocks. No glass, mn- coated pillow frags (?). 10 Rocks, approx. 1000 LBS. 1 boulder + 9 frags. All mn- coated; some frags resemble pillows (ie. Radial cracks, radial alteration bands); all rocks extensively surface altered - not easy to distinguish rock type other than extruded basalts. (search for forams). small amount of soft material (supposedly sediments) scraped off a few rocks by Isabella Premoli-Silva. 2 bgs: #1 boulder, #2 9 fragments.
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