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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK791029
Sample: KK791029 STA139 RD61
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 14.98188
Longitude: -166.448
Water Depth(m): 2800
Date: 19791113
Storage: room temperature, dry

Central Pacific
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Comments: ~ 250 lbs of volcanic sandstones and basalts. Basalts - mixture of pillow frags and small, angular fragments, mostly 5-25 cm long, 1 boulder 30 x 20 cm; thin, patchy MN- crust (< 1 cm MN); 5-15% vesicles with vugs filled with clays; 50 lbs. Volcanic sandstones - thickly MN encrusted (1-2 cm) angular and sub-rounded fragments; basalt clasts are reddish brown (0.5 - 1.5 cm) set in off-white matrix. 5 bags. #1 basalts, #'s 2-5 volc. sandstones.