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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK791029
Sample: KK791029 STA140 RD62
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 15.15607
Longitude: -168.102
Water Depth(m): 2700
Date: 19791114
Storage: room temperature, dry

Central Pacific
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Comments: 125 lbs of MN- encrusted basalts + volcanic sandstones. Size range: 5 - 20 cm long; shape: angular frags rounded by MN- crust; MN crust 2-6 cm thick; same basalts up to 10% vesicles, most vesicles filled with MN or clay minerals; all rocks moderately to severely altered. 3 bags.