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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK791029
Sample: KK791029 STA138 RD60
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 13.4618
Longitude: -165.419
Water Depth(m): 3850
Date: 19791112
Storage: room temperature, dry

Central Pacific
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Comments: 150 lbs of vesicular and massive basalt fragments and volcanic sandstone fragments. Basalts - radially fractured pillow fragments and angular fragments; 5-25 cm long; 5-15% vesicles with some vug infilling by calcite (?) and clay minerals, thin, patchy MN crust (< 1 cm); slight to moderate alteration, 100 lbs. Volcanic sandstones - most angular fragments Mn encrusted (1-2 cm) on same surface; reddish brown basalt clasts enclosed in an off-white to light-brown matrix. 4 bags. #1 + 2 basalt, # 3 - 4 volc. sandstones.