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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK791029
Sample: KK791029 STA141 RD64
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 16.4316
Longitude: -168.146
Water Depth(m): 2400
Date: 19791115
Storage: room temperature, dry

Central Pacific
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Comments: ~350 lbs of altered basalts, MN- encrusted limestones, 2 types of volcanic sandstones, and cherty sandstones. Basalts - 10 lbs of MN- encrusted, moderately altered, 5-10% vesicular basalt. Volcanic sandstones - Type I: pale green, granular texture, fine to medium grain-sized sandstone, MN coating mostly thin + patchy 100 lbs. Type II: reddish brown basalt clasts (0.5 - 1.5 cm) enclosed in a fine grained off-white to beige matrix of clay and assorted debris, 150 lbs. Cherty sandstones - 50 lbs 2 or 3 boulders, partially MN- encrusted (<1 cm). Limestones - severely altered, a few angular fragments (< 8 cm long), MN encrusted. 7 bags + 2 large MN- encrusted volcanic sandstone boulders.