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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK790808-02
Sample: KK790808-2 STA131 RD52
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -15.0133
Longitude: -149.035
Water Depth(m): 3400
Date: 19790907
IGSN: UHMHAP1MY
Storage: room temperature, dry

Central Pacific
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Comments: approx 250 lbs basalt + 100 lbs volcanoclastic sandstone boulder. Basalt sizes range from 10-60 cm; subangular shape; pillow frags; 15% vesicles; MN- crust thin (< 1 cm) + patchy; brownish oxidized rind (~ 1 cm) on most pieces, glass present onone rock as fresh black lens. sandstone - graded volcanic sandstone - hyaloclastite? coarse-grained silica cemented light brown to orange glass shards (?) and clay globules (may once have been ash lapilli). 7 bags.
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