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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK790808-01
Sample: KK790808-1 STA126 RD46
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 9.8857
Longitude: -150.2018
Water Depth(m): 1500 to 1400
Date: 19790829
IGSN: UHMHAP1N1
Storage: room temperature, dry

Central Pacific
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Comments: 70-80 rocks approx 600 lbs total. Almost entirely coralline fragments: stems, tabular pieces, blocks, small boulders, shells; size range 2 cm - 60 cm, no Mn- coating, appears fairly fresh. 4-5 small pieces of basalt; angular to sub-rounded shapes, 3 cm - 7 cm size range, no Mn- coating, surfaces reddish tinged with oxidation, some are slightly vesicular. 4-5 small pieces of volcanic sandstones some size range + crust characteristics as basalts. 1 small piece of limestone identified also very litle MN- coating, surfaces appear fresh, 18-20 cm. - limestone breccia. 13 bags.
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