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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK810626-02
Sample: KK810626-2 STA41 RD19
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 12.91667
Longitude: 156.75667
Water Depth(m): 1650
Date: 19810819
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province

Ita. Maitai Seamount. 8 buckets of samples labeled one through four.
1 :   
Comments: ~ 250 lbs: 25-30 Mn encrusted cobbles + boulders; Many have cores of yellow, dense, xline, pelagic limestone w/ worm burrows and abundant planktonic foraminifera. Cretaceous ? Limestone show sharp cocloidal fracture.