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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK790808-01
Sample: KK790808-1 STA129 RD50
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -11.0514
Longitude: 152.0973
Water Depth(m): 4400 to 4250
Date: 19790831
Storage: room temperature, dry

Central Pacific
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Comments: 40-50 rocks of variable size (5 cm fragments up to 90 cm x 50 xm boulder), approx 350 lbs total, all rocksMn- coated (thickness varies from 5 mm to 5 cm). All rocks are volcanoclastic sandstones; reddish brown colored, medium- to coarse-grained, some exhibit laminations of magentite (?) or, more likely, MN., carbonates fill cracks + vugs in some rocks. Hyaloclastites. 5 bags + 1 boulder.